Replacing the floppy drive with SD-RAM on TDS3012B

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2003-06-12 7:04 pm
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I don't know, but I ran into this: xkcd: Emulation

EDIT: some folks won't know what you want.
Floppy Drive to USB Flash Disk Drive Emulator

On the back side, your PC (or 'scope) thinks it is a 34-pin floppy drive. On the front, you think it is a USB thumb-drive hole. Everybody happy for $27.

I have never tried one, and have no idea if it is 99.9% compatible (and Tek uses some detail not emulated).
 

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EDIT: some folks won't know what you want.
Floppy Drive to USB Flash Disk Drive Emulator

This is super cool and brings back memories.

As a side note - I just today ran into A:\ as a path.... and on Win10 no less. Every time one tries to load a device driver manually via Device Manager it still after this many years defaults to seeking it from a floppy drive - amazing legacy. I should but one of these devices - my Windows would be so happy I'm sure.
 

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In this video YouTube at around 10:00 Dave is talking about the replacement.

Thanks for pointing out this video -- I never would have figured out how to remove the handle to access the floppy!

Last summer after a powerful thunderstorm the TDS3012B wouldn't boot up for a few days. Thereafter I have unplugged everything from the mains if the weather is going to be dodgy, or if I am going to be travelling for a few days.