Dal wrote:Where are you installing it?
wongck wrote:When I had it in my Falcon, the power came from the standard ATX floppy pin power supply.
When I had it in my STFM, I just use the same power for the floppy drive it is replacing, it's a bit short so it does not reach floppy "opening" at the side.
rocket-dog wrote:Dal wrote:Where are you installing it?
I suppose it will sit in a box just to the right of the STe. I have never taken an STe apart so I am not sure if the ribbon cable will reach out through the floppy hole in the case. I did PM the designer from here but I think my question was dismissed as never heard from him. I didn't have any plans to mount it within the STe case.
rocket-dog wrote:To be honest I never thought of using the internal power. Mainly because the manual only talks about an external supply. I wonder if I could get a plug and socket and make an extension lead for the internal supply.........
rocket-dog wrote:So I need an extension for the floppy cable too? I did ask the device designer that too in a PM and he didn't reply to that either. I take it is a standard floppy ribbon cable?
What I am going to do is buy the cheapest smallest PC PSU I can find. Put it in a box. And put shrink around the cable.
I don't want to knacker this STe especially now as it was one I bought from Alison.
rocket-dog wrote:Yes I am the type of person who will reverse a plug if it can be done!
It ain't going to be very elegant is it?
rocket-dog wrote:Mine has the LCD screen.
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wongck wrote:If you do not want DIY,look here.
Custom length standard 3.5" Floppy cable extension to reach anywhere inside your case. 4-pin Male Floppy to 4-pin Female Floppy. The base price is for an 12" cable and there are options to add 6" lengths up to 36" total extension. For any hardware using a standard 4-pin 3.5" Floppy power connector.
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