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BBC Master native formats
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DFS original BBC SD SS/DS/40/80 100-400k
ADFS Master DD " " " " 160-640k
CFS cassette filing 300, 1200 baud

Master 512 formats
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(80186 co-pro 512k RAM)
DOS bootable 640k
Acorn DOS 800k
Tandy DOS 720k
IBM DOS 360k
Olivetti DOS 720k
IBM DOS 720k
Acorn CP/M 400k
IBM CP/M 320k
Altos CP/M 720k

Z-80 formats
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(Acorn Z-80 co-pro)
Acorn 640/800k

Additional formats from DOScopy, TorchCopy, CPMCopy, CPM Beeb
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DOS :
Acorn 640k
Acorn 800k
Apricot 615k
Apricot 720k
Atari 360k
Atari 720k
Duet 720k
IBM 160/320/180/360k
IBM PS/2 720k
Macdougall
NEC
Nimbus 720k
Olivetti 720k
Rainbow 400k
CPM :
Acorn Z80
Alphatronic PC
Amstrad SS/DS80/DS40
British Micro Systems
CDOS
Cifer 2683 40/80
Comart 320/720k
Epson PX8
Epson QX10
IBM CP/M 86
ICL DRS 300
ICL Quattro
Kaypro SS/DS
Merlin M4000
Molecular ser 9
NCR Decisionmate
Newbrain
Olympia
Osborne SSSD/SSDD
Philips P3800
Rainbow CP/M 86
Rair Black Box
RML 380Z SD
RML 480Z DD
Screen typist
Sharp MZ 80 B (CP/M only)
SM1
Superbrain QD
Tatung PC-2000
Televideo
Transtec Krypton
Zenith Z 100
Zorba

To access the above 5.25" 40/80 double sided drives are needed Some formats such as IBM PS/2, Atari, Apricot use 3.5" 720k drives. Other formats such as Amstrad use single or double sided 3" drives. Additional formats can be accessed by adapting the definition files.

Formats NOT accessible due to hardware incompatibilities include : Apple, Amiga, Sirius, high density (e.g. 1.2mb, 1.44mb)

The Master has a 1772 controller which can work in FM or MFM modes.

My machine has a hard disc with an ADFS and a DOS+ partition. To date I have not been able to find out how to run CP/M from the hard disc !


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