Hacked Gadgets Forum

May 7, 2011

Mini Atari 810 Floppy Drive

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


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. “