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Real amiga floppy drive on a pc - with amikitx ?

 
Author amikit_noob
Partaker
#1 Posted: 28 Dec 2017 11:22 
(AmiKit X 10.4.1, DOpus, Win7 32Bit, Intel Core2Duo, 2,33Ghz, 4GB Ram, 1920x1200)

Hi,
Can AmiKit X work with a real Amiga floppy disk drive (hardware), if that Amiga floppy disk drive is connected to/works on a PC, that runs AmiKit X on Windows 7 ?

Example:
I want to use real Amiga floppy disks with real Amiga programs/games on the disks,
but using my AmiKitX PC setup, to read the Amiga floppydisks in a working Amiga floppy drive, not PC floppydisks in a Pc floppy drive..

Thanks

Author amikit_noob
Partaker
#2 Posted: 28 Dec 2017 11:46 
... Or if I use a PC floppydrive to read real Amiga floppy disks, in the PC floppy drive on a Windows PC,
if something like a floppy controller/converter is installed in the PC, to allow Amiga disks in the PC floppy drive,
something like the CatWeasel hardware:
http://amigakit.amiga.store/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=842

Do you think that AmiKitX can access/see/register the Amiga disk, that is inside the PC floppy drive on PC,
so that when a Amiga disk is inserted into the modified PC floppy drive on PC, the floppy disk icon is visible oin the AmiKitX desktop/workbench, so I could click that Amiga floppy icon and DOpus opens a window (in AmiKitX) and shows the files on the AMigadisk in the PC floppy drive ?

Thanks

Author AmiKit
Admin
#3 Posted: 28 Dec 2017 11:53 
Hi,

I have never tried it so I am afraid I cannot help here. Generally it’s about WinUAE, not AmiKit. If WinUAE can see it, AmiKit can see it too. Maybe with “Add PC drives at startup” ?

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