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Old 5th Jul 2019, 8:58 am   #2
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Default Re: Using 5.25-inch BBC Micro Floppy Drive with a PC

Hi Andrew,
a Make and full Model number may help.
also maybe some photos.
By 'Dual' is it 2 x 5.25" Drives?

If is standard and with standard Connectors there should be no problem connecting to a PC which supports Floppies, providing the bios includes 5.25" floppies.

A Ribbon Cable / Stripline is required that has a connector or connectors for 5.25" is needed, as 3.5" differ. Some had as many as five Sockets to cover all possible configurations.
1 - mobo, 2 - drive A: (3.5" + 5.25"), 2 - drive B: (3.5" + 5.25")

Watford Electronics, there is a Blast from the Past, now sadly gone!

Regards - Mike
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