Mac SE 800k boot disks

From: Ethan Dicks <>
Date: Tue Aug 24 17:17:05 2004

On Tue, Aug 24, 2004 at 05:00:35PM -0500, Scott Stevens wrote:
> I don't know if it would work at all in your vintage of Mac SE, but I
> have piles and piles of the Macintosh high density 'super drive' floppy
> disk drives from a lot of different ages of Macs. Can someone chime in
> on wether your SE could be upgraded to use one just by swapping the
> drive? If so, you can have one or several for the cost of postage.

AFAIK, to use a "super drive" in an SE, you need suitable ROMs as well
as a suitable drive. The case for such is marked "FDHD" (fud-hud), for
"Floppy Drive, High Density". I have one in Ohio.


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