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Type: Floppy
Producer: Commodore
Price: ? US$
Released: 1984
Discontinued: 198?

The Commodore disk drive SFD-1001 was build in 1984/85. It has got a storage capacity up to 1 MByte (1.066.496 bytes equals 4166 blocks, ca. 4100 useable) for 5,25"-disks and it has got a IEEE-488 interface. The data transfer is parallel. Also it is 5 times as fast (ca. 1500 bytes/s) as the floppy 1541. It can also used on CBM-PETs and with the right connector on C64/128, too. The disk drive has build in the Commodore-DOS 2.7 version.

[edit] Connection to C64

Floppy SFD 1001 - Backside

There are a lot of options for connecting a SFD-1001 to a C64 /C128 /C16...

  • Different cartridges with IEEE-488 connector.
  • Interport for connection on IEC Bus.
  • IEC-IEEE488 (firm NLQ)

[edit] Technical Details

  • Chips: 2x MOS 6502 (CPU) with 1 MHz
  • RAM: 4 kbyte
  • ROM: 32 kbyte
  • Dimensions: 97×200×374 mm (3.8×7.8×14.7 inches)
  • Weight: 9 kg (? lb)
  • Current supply: 220V with 50 Hz and 0,3A
  • Power input: ?W

[edit] Links

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