Commodore C64 disk drive emulator

By Andrew Gregory. Posted

Every obsolete computing platform that there has ever been has a bunch of hardcore enthusiasts, for whom the zeroes and ones of their youth are somehow better than the crude, modern equivalents. We’ve seen loads of Spectrum emulators/re-creations, so it’s only fair that we should show off this piece of hardware that pays tribute to that other titan of 1980s computing, the Commodore C64.

It’s a disk drive emulator that enables the user in 2022 to load data into their treasured C64 (or C128) without the need for a clanking mechanical unit. For a certain niche it’s going to be very useful indeed, as the one thing you can guarantee about magnetic disks is that they will degrade over time.

From HackSpace magazine store


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