Central Point Option floppy controller

From: Roger Merchberger <zmerch_at_30below.com>
Date: Wed Sep 15 10:47:14 1999

Rumor has it that Zane H. Healy may have mentioned these words:
>> If I remember, someone marketed an apple II on a card that fit in an ISA
>> I don't remember how the drives hooked up but I do remember the software
>> came with it included Central Point's drive conversion program. It would
>> Apple at the very least. I had two of these NIB at one time.
>> Anyone else know of these?
>> Paxton
>Could you be thinking of one of the Apple ][ on a board cards that were
>available in the late 80's? I know Apple made one that went in a Mac LC,
>and I think at least one company made them for the PC. You could attach a
>genuine Apple ][ drive to one of these cards.

You might be thinking of the Trakstar [sp?] -- they had a few different
versions, one of the last being Apple //e compatible.

Want one??? They're still available (for ~$20USD or so, IIRC) from here:


Hope that helps,
Roger "Merch" Merchberger
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Received on Wed Sep 15 1999 - 10:47:14 BST

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