Flopy controller card

I have a floppy controller and two dual-sided single density floppy drives. The floppy controller used the same bus as the Phunsy computer, but it is not listed on the Phunsy website. I do not know the origin of this board. Click on the pictures for a larger version.

FCon component side

FCon solder side

I recreated the schematics for the controller by tracing the connections by hand. Click on the schematic for a larger version. You can download it here as an sPlan file.

Floppy Interface (Last updated August 9, 2023)

Programming the controller is very similar to the descriptions in the FD1771 datasheet. In addition to the four ports described in the datasheet (addressed as extended IO-ports 80-83), the floppy controller uses extended IO-port 84 to read the interrupt status, or to select one of four disk drives. Drive 0 and 1 are on the first unit, side A and B; drive 2 and 3 are on the second unit, side A and B. Getting the floppies to work is my next goal, as soon as the memory is working reliably. If you have any further information on this card, please let me know.

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Eelco Vriezekolk.
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