Arduino-controlled FDD emulator for Spectravision MSX Computer
Fans of 1980s home computers may (or may not) fondly remember the MSX systems, however if you do and are looking to get one working - this project by Raul at codinglaboratory may be of interest. He has created a created a replacement floppy-drive system for his Spectravision SVI-728 computer using some clever hacking. The disk bios has been acquired and burned to an EPROM which is controlled by an ATmega128 and fitted to an original cartridge. This then connects to an Arduino which accesses data to and from a PC - behaving as the replacement for the original floppy drive. It's serious hacking, but it works - for example:
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