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What are these screws called Exact term may depend on manufacturer, but usually they are classed as single threaded, self-tapping with thread-forming as sub-class. The tip shown is close (*1) to a Type B Tip indicating that it's meant to be used with a predrilled hole of about the same diameter as the inner one of the screw. Applicable standards are DIN ...


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They are self-tapping but not self-drilling (the tip is also blunt.)


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The HxC/Gotek floppy emulators are designed to work with a Shugart type floppy interface, which was widely used in many retro-computers, but is not directly compatible with the Apple ][ floppy controller. The video you linked notes in the description that both the HxC firmware was replaced and a new cable/interface was created in order to make the floppy ...


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If you're happy to copy files and use Sneakernet then you could use a disk emulator like Floppy Emu, SDFloppy II, wDrive, etc. (Obviously all product links in this answer are likely to break in the future.) Note that SmartPort disk emulators require at least a ROM 0 //c. Instructions for upgrading are given here. There are various upgrade kits that include ...


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You might want to investigate ADTPro. Since you are using an Apple //c, which already has a serial port, you can easily bootstrap the software by connecting the //c to another computer via a serial cable and/or NULL modem and simply issuing an IN#2 on the Apple. Once you have ADTPro running, you can start transferring disk images via the serial cable to ...


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Well, this does work, though it produces a quite noticable spark at the PSU output when I plug in the banana connector, even though the Apple's power switch is in the off position. (The Apple IIc still draws about 35 mA of current at 15 V even when it's powered off. When off, the +V power input is connected to a single pin on the PSU card connector via line ...


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