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 Post subject: Atarimax Universal SIO2PC/ProSystem interface information
PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 8:11 am 

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I have an Atari 800, an Atari 810 with Happy Drive and a plain 810 drive. I would like to know if I can use the Atarimax Universal SIO2PC/ProSystem interface to hook up one of my Atari drives directly to my Windows 7 64 bit PC and make ATR files from my original floppies without using the Atari 800. My main purpose is to use some programs I wrote with an Atari emulator.

If so what software would I use on the PC to copy the floppy to an ATF file on the PC hard drive?


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 Post subject: Re: Atarimax Universal SIO2PC/ProSystem interface informatio
PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 3:05 pm 
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Yes, that is possible.
What I noticed that the atari must be ON also.
Otherwise the siopc did not communicate with the drive.


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 Post subject: Re: Atarimax Universal SIO2PC/ProSystem interface informatio
PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:32 pm 

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So I would need the Atari computer hooked up also? I keep reading places that you can just use the floppy with the PC.


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