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Review: TEAC High Density FDD
Two years ago during the computer show here in cologne, the original Chinon
drives were dumped out for a price lower than 100DM ($66 I guess) but I
didn't buy one. A few weeks later I heard that Chinon kicked these drives
out of their product family. That's life...
Time goes by and I reached a point where a HD-drive became very important
for me (PC-Task, Shapeshifter). But there are no drives on the market.
This spring I saw an advertisment of the German firm "Amtrade". They
offered the drive I was searching for. One day later I ordered an internal
one for my A2000 (running in a PC-Bigtower). It took about four weeks for
This drive is a TEAC one with a little hardware plugged on the floppy
connector. The whole magic does a PAL and a little modification on the
floppy-board. The way of connection is like the normal drives.
After inserting and connecting the drive, I started my test. This software
works fine with the drive:
From my point of view this drive is 99.99% compatible with all system
The internal A1200-version includes the floppy-fix for the newer
A1200-models. External drives are availiable too. I don't know if there
is a version for the A3000 (it seems to be question of the right
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