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It's not just the drive spinning in the opposite direction; tracks are also offset by about 8 track widths between front and back to prevent both mechanical (squeezing the disk too hard) and electrical (interference) problems. Foone recently talked about that on Twitter: https://twitter.com/foone/status/1267014860589555712 So even if you could solve the &...


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EDIT: New answer. See below for old answer. Another solution that could work, not tested, is to read the floppies with Kryoflux. It is advertized as being able to read the raw magnetic flux of all floppies in PC drives. I haven't tested it and I read that it works but is somehow very complicated but it is an idea. https://www.kryoflux.com/ http://www....


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In short you won't find any adapter that will work for a regular PC controller. PC's use a different kind of encoding (MFM) from an apple ][ (GCR) so you'll need to get a new controller or use a genuine Apple ][. I would recommend AppleSauce https://applesaucefdc.com/ which connects over USB to a PC. Other alternatives are Kryoflux and there maybe a few more....


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Your question is confusing because there is not a 34-pin option for a 5.25" floppy disk drive that is directly compatible with an Apple ][ floppy controller card. This link describes all the various, common, Apple II floppy controllers. They commonly provide either a 20-pin male ribbon cable connector, or a 19-pin female D-sub connector. I assume you ...


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