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by Amigaz
Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Professionals
Topic: Atari Falcon advice
Replies: 29
Views: 4165

Re: Atari Falcon advice

A quick question ... does the Falcon read PC formatted 720k floppys or 1.44mb formatted one's?
I've formatted a 720k floppy on the PC and put some Atari stuff on it but I get a read error on thew Falcon ... the Falcon formats and reads floppys OK
by Amigaz
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Professionals
Topic: Atari Falcon advice
Replies: 29
Views: 4165

Re: Atari Falcon advice

wongck wrote:If you have a stock falcon, I would say MagiC would be a better choice.
But with 14Mb, you can give Mint ago.


Ok, is it easy to install on a newly prepped HDD?

Can't find any (working) download links for MagiC :-(
by Amigaz
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Professionals
Topic: Atari Falcon advice
Replies: 29
Views: 4165

Re: Atari Falcon advice

AtariZoll wrote:There is much cheaper recent driver, TOS/DOS compatible, very simple partitioning, usage:
http://atari.8bitchip.info/pphdr.php


Thanks :-)

Will give that one a go too.
by Amigaz
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Professionals
Topic: Atari Falcon advice
Replies: 29
Views: 4165

Re: Atari Falcon advice

For anyone who just got a Falcon (€800-1200) I'm surprised that currently developed and supported software like HDDriver (€40) is considered expensive :/ It's well worth supporting. Well, got it about 12 years ago very cheap ... didn't know that they were so valuable nowadays. Just thought €40 is a...
by Amigaz
Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Professionals
Topic: Atari Falcon advice
Replies: 29
Views: 4165

Re: Atari Falcon advice

Thanks! :-)

Hope the HDD stuff arrives here soon so I can start testing this stuff out

ouch, that hddriver is expensive to buy ... is it the best driver to use?
by Amigaz
Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Professionals
Topic: Atari Falcon advice
Replies: 29
Views: 4165

Atari Falcon advice

Trying to get an Atari Falcon in working order and need some advice since I'm quite noob when It comes to Atari computers. The Machine boots to TOS and the picture looks good. It formats and reads floppy's OK. I've ordered a CF/Ide adapter so I can have a working HDD also. What should be my next ste...

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