Included tags: floppy drive ×
Excluded tags: None

NEC PC-9821Xt13/K12 - $300 CAD

VCFed about 1 day ago

Everyone, I am selling a PC-9821Xt13/K12 In excellent shape. It comes with both mouse and keyboard, and I equipped it with a CF adapter with YAHDI; it has 32MB of RAM. I prefer this model to the desktop style because it has 5 C-Bus slots and on-board SC …

Tandy 1500HD/2810/3810HD Laptop 26-Pin FPC Floppy Drive Ribbon Cable

VCFed about 2 days ago

Does anyone know if the 26 connector FPC floppy drive ribbon cable pinout for the Tandy 1500HD/2810/3810HD laptops is known? Or if it is a common standard? I've come across a number of 34-pin + floppy power connector to 26 connector FPC floppy drive cable …

IBM PS/2 P70 Floppy Drive Clip Bracket

VCFed about 4 days ago

Hello all, I have recently acquired an IBM PS/2 Model P70. While removing the faulty floppy drive for service I broke the small plastic clip which holds the drive vertical and clicks into place. I attempted to glue the small piece back together, but I've b …

Faulty Panasonic JU-475-5 5.25 floppy drive

VCFed about 4 days ago

Just looking to unlock the knowledge of the forum - I have a Panasonic JU-475-5 floppy disk that's broken - The spindle motor just constantly spins. The heads seek on bootup - but again, the motor never stops spinning and DOS reports drive not ready. A …

3.5" floppy mechanism lubrication?

VCFed about 10 days ago

I recently got a Tandy 1000RSX that has clearly been exposed to moisture at some point in its life. I've discovered that the floppy drive works, however the mechanism that locks the disk into place is sticking due to minor rust. What is the best lubrican …

IBM PC, PCXT, Tandy 1000 • MiSTer PC XT BIOS

MISTerFPGA about 10 days ago

Here's my small contribution to this project:MiSTer PC XT BIOSIt's a fork of well known 8088_bios (https://github.com/skisele... PC XT related enhancements:Memory size set to 704KB. So if A000h UMB enabled, 704KB memory will be available to …

Toshiba T1200 restoration + 3inONEder install

VCFed about 11 days ago

Hello everyone, This time I want to share my experience with a T1200 repair/restoration project. I bought the laptop from eBay, it was a bit dusty and came with an original Toshiba power adapter. Thanks to this forum I knew this thing should be recapped th …
Image

Cannot get Yellowstone Card to work

Apple Fritter about 12 days ago

Hi all, hope you're having a good day!I purchased a Yellowstone card for my Apple IIe over a year ago after hearing about how much everyone loved it and all the different software options it could open up to me. However, when I put it in my system it will …

IBM System/34 5340 System

VCFed about 14 days ago

Moving Sale -- I'll be listing a few other mini's and peripherals over the next few weeks/months. IBM System/34 5340, Complete with no apparent missing cards, parts, etc. Everything is very clean and presentable as I was planning on using it as a museum e …

Complete Clean WANG LVP2200 System

VCFed about 14 days ago

Moving Sale -- I'll be listing a few other mini's and peripherals over the next few weeks/months. Here's a complete clean Wang LVP2200 system, including the following: LVP2200 CPU (all cards present), SA1000-series hard drive, 8" Floppy Drive. 2260C …
Image

Anyone recognise this Philips 5 1/4 floppy drive ?

VCFed about 20 days ago

As shown in photos, its a model X-3112 which does not 'Google' well. I wondered if anyone recognised the mechanism and electronics as it may be another manufacturer rebadged. Thanks Thanks …

Can I use 2 Winchester controller cards to add a third floppy to my 486 computer

VCFed about 21 days ago

I have a 486DX Micro Q (?) desktop computer that has a Maxtor HD and a 5 1/4" TEAC 1.2 MB drive and a 3 1/2" floppy drive. It is running DOS 5.0 and has 5 ISA slots available. I cannot find any markings on the current controller card as to the …

1990s Sony Vaio PCG-Z505R Notebook Computer w/Floppy, CDROM drives - make offer

VCFed about 22 days ago

Owned since new, boots to an ancient version of Ubuntu. I didn't get the touchpad working back in the day, so used a USB mouse I think? With matching (original) USB 3.5" floppy drive (PCGA-UFD5) and matching (original) CDROM drive (PCGA-CD51) with a …

512K Fat Mac: Vintage Apple Macintosh 512K, Keyboard, Mouse, Floppy Drive, & Carrying Case/Bag

VCFed about 22 days ago

Hello This Fat Mac and related items just now became available (on eBay) to be shipped to an interested buyer within the USA. Until now, they were only available for local pickup.The eBay auction for these items ends roughly an hour before the Superbowl ( …

Wipe admin password in XP but only via floppy?

VCFed about 24 days ago

I am trying to run up a small embedded PC (National Instruments PentiumIII/512Mb) running XP. It was sold as "password wiped" but it is sadly not! Admin/administrator have had their passwords set. This tiny pc only has a floppy drive (and USB, …

Sony HB-F1XDmk2 floppy drive issue

VCFed about 24 days ago

I just cleaned up and recapped the HIC-1 on this MSX system for a friend of mine. Just wondering if anyone has seen an issue with one of these where the floppy drive (which is a re-belted Mitsumi D357B) won't boot from or read any 720k floppy disks. It wil …

Project Compaq Portable 286 for Trade

VCFed about 25 days ago

I am looking to trade away a project Compaq Portable 286 for an IBM 5150. Please see the pictures (in Imgur) and notes about the machine below. Let me know if you have any questions or offers. 1) I have not used the 3.5 floppy drive; however, it does not …

BACKPACK CD-ROM to BACKPACK HARD DRIVE

VCFed about 26 days ago

I used to own a backpack Hard drive. I dont know what happened to it. I may have lost it, or it broke many years ago. I cant remember. I still have two Parallel port CD-rom drives which work (one is the backpack burner, external cdRw) and an external 1.44m …

486 era drives, etc.

VCFed about 1 month ago

All were recently pulled from a working system: - TEAC FD-55GFR 1.2MB 5.25" FLOPPY DISK DRIVE $39 - Teac FD-235HF 1.44 MB 3.5" Floppy Drive $14 - Media Vision Pro Audio Spectrum 16 ISA sound card $39 - Wearnes CDD-110 2X CD-ROM Drive with contro …

Grid Gridcase 1520 floppy drive!

VCFed about 1 month ago

Hi Everyone I've got a Gridcase 286 laptop and both the hard drive and the FDD are faulty. It's a really cool design machine but they've essentially integrated fairly standard looking IDE and floppy drives directly onto a flat riser board with no cables b …

XTIDE and TexElec Quad-Flop Boot Problems

VCFed about 1 month ago

Does anybody have experience installing an XTIDE SD card adapter alongside a TexElec Quad-Flop? My issue is when I assign a third floppy drive to the system XTIDE assigns that third floppy drive the letter C. During the boot process XTIDE tries to boot f …

NEC Floppy drive punctures my disks

VCFed about 1 month ago

I bought a NEC FD1155C 5.25" floppy drive (DD/HD) off Ebay. The drive arrived today and I installed it into my 5160/XT computer. It can supposedly handle 360 kb disks as well as 1.2 mb ones, and was pre-configured (by the seller) to 360 mode. I don't …

Samsung 5.25" SFD-560D for sale

VCFed about 1 month ago

Used 5.25" Samsung SFD-560D floppy drive with cream/beige front plate. Sold as untested (AS-IS) and is located in Mid-Hudson region of NY - west of Danbury, CT Price $35 plus shipping …
Image

Parts drive -- Panasonic JU-455-7C09

VCFed about 2 months ago

5.25" Panasonic JU-455 floppy drive with taupe faceplate. It has a cracked broken white plastic latch wedge (not the lever), but otherwise a complete drive (As-Is - untested). Price is $30 plus shipping. Mid-Hudson region of NY close to Danbury, CT. …

5.25 floppy drive suddenly stopped reading disks

VCFed about 2 months ago

I was backing up some old floppy disks (using `dd` on Ubuntu), when the drive I was using just stopped working part way through reading the disk. It's not the disk because I tried some disks that I've just copied successfully and the drive is no longer abl …