installing a floppy emulator in KN2000

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    I have a 1993 vintage KN2000 and I want to replace the failed floppy disk drive with a floppy emulator that used a SD card. Does anyone have any experience with doing that? I would appreciate any help you can give me.
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    From what I've read, pretty much most such conversions have gone well.

    The only thing to make certain of first is whether it uses a single density 720K drive or a double density 1.44 Meg drive.

    As long as you use the correct type it should go well enough.

    Gary
     
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    Here's a video showing the procedure on a KN5000.



    And here on a KN3000

     
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    Gary, thanks for your response. It's a 720k floppy drive. It uses a 24 pin connector, so it has to have a conversion from a 34 conductor to a 24 conductor, and I'm having a little difficulty getting that done. looks like I'll just make the adapter myself. This particular conversion seems to be pretty unusual. Any suggestions you have will be appreciated.
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    Thanks very much, Gary, I'll let you know how it comes out.
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