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External floppy drives on the Spectrum +3

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3½″ diskettes
====Writing Images====
=====3½″ diskettes=====
To read and format disks with formats other than 720kB (the mformat +3multiformatter utility refers to this as 708K) on Windows NT you will need the [http://simonowen.com/fdrawcmd/ FDrawcmd driver by simon owen]. This will only work correctly on PCs with real floppy controllers.
A good utility for writing the images is [http://www.seasip.info/Unix/LibDsk/#tools John Elliot's dsktool].
It's possible to read and write 708K +3DOS format dsk images using dsktool on some USB floppy drives that have an NEC UF000x chipset. The Dell FDDM-101 module is known to work.

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