MSX 777 stringy floppy

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MSX 777 stringy floppy

Postby LS120 on Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:37 pm

looking for some or a tape for one of these.. MSX svi-777 stringy floppy?? any help out there
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Re: MSX 777 stringy floppy

Postby tezza on Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:29 pm

I didn't realise there WAS a stringy floppy device for an MSX machines. I'm surprised. Disk drives were fairly cheap by then and quite reliable. I wonder they bothered with these?
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Re: MSX 777 stringy floppy

Postby LS120 on Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:39 pm

ok... so guess what... i found the original tape and 2 extras.. but now the 738 wont start... oh well diag time...

oh also i need a new psu for it too as the 16v AC is dead... could i use a 16 - 18v DC psu in the same socket as it will just think its a half wave and not switching...

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