|Category||Disk emulation software|
|Developer||Ville Muikkula et al|
|Cost||Freeware (GNU GPL)|
|Compatible hardware||1541EMU cable|
The 1541EMU software emulates the internal hardware of the Commodore 1541 disk drive on a PC connected to the C64 by a designated cable. Because the actual 1541 hardware is emulated, even fastloaders can be supported.
The 1541EMU software can run successfully only on PCs with real-time capability and single task operating systems. The requirements for emulating the 1541 disk drive are exceptionally hard. The software was developed on Pentium PCs, and timing can be an issue on newer computers.[ref required]
The 1541EMU software was developed along with the 1541EMU cables in 2001-2002.
- Home of 1541EMU www.kotinet.com/1541