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May 7, 2011

Mini Atari 810 Floppy Drive

at 6:15 pm. Filed under Complex Hacks, Computer Hacks, DIY Hacks, Electronic Hacks

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If you had an Atari computer years ago you might remember the 810 floppy drive. Rossum decided to have some fun and make a 8 GB version which is just a bit smaller than the original. The heart of the hack is a microSDdrive with a microcontroller which handles the interface.

Via: Make, HackaDay

“The hardware is pretty simple: a LPC1114 microcontroller, a microSD slot, a 3v3 regulator, a led and some caps. I used the 1114 because they are cheap and I had them lying around after building the Wikipedia reader: just about any 3v3 micro with SPI and a UART would also work fine. “