Amiga 1200 Gotek Drive (Flashfloppy) with Printed Mount, OLED Header
£39.16 Excl. VAT
Amiga 1200 Gotek drive pre-installed with FlashFloppy, these Gotek drives are based on a more modern OpenFlops floppy emulator which provides many improvements over the original Gotek drive, these units are a great replacement for your failing Amiga 1200 floppy drive or you wish to simply replace your current 3.5″ floppy drive.
These are plug and play in that you simply remove your existing Amiga 1200 floppy drive and replace it with this unit (you use your existing bracket). 3 new screws will also be supplied to secure it to the Amiga 1200.
The Amiga 1200 Gotek drive also comes with an OLED Header unit will need 4 wires passing through the vent, the end plastic boots will be supplied so you add them after you have passed them through the vent. This provides easy viewing of what game or program you wish to use.
You will need a USB stick (any size) formatted as FAT32. You can add a pre-configured USB stick as an option below.
- OpenFlops Gotek Drive
- 3D Printed Amiga 1200 Gotek Mount
- OLED Display with 3D Printed Header
What is OpenFlops Gotek Drive?
OpenFlops is an Open Hardware implementation of such an emulator, inspired from the ubiquitous Gotek hardware. It is designed to run the FlashFloppy firmware, which gives it several improvements over the original Gotek:
- Can be installed on many different platforms.
- Directly supports a wide range of image formats.
- Flexible track layout for Raw Sector Images.
- Extremely configurable.
- Supports AutoSwap for games with a large number of disks.
- Easily accessible pin headers for connection of a i2c display (either OLED or LCD), rotary encoder (including power).
- Easily-accessible pin header for an external speaker.
- Connected Motor signal.
- Has additional 3.3V, 5V and GND power pins.
Further information on what a gotek drive is can be found here
Leadtime 2/3 weeks
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What are gotek drives in detail? Read here What is FlashFloppy check out this link Want to know even more about them, checkout retro32.com's review of them here Also checkout one of our favorite youtube streamers TheGebs24 and her views on the Gotek drive!