Dreamcast Zip Drive?

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Dreamcast Zip Drive?

Post by spinksy » Mon Nov 16, 2009 7:23 pm

Right, I was just bored and was looking through some threads on various sites about making a hard drive for the Dreamcast and I had a random thought - this has probably been covered many times before though?

The Dreamcast had a Zip Drive made (and recently sold on ebay) that actually worked with the Dreamcast - so would it be possible to make a Dreamcast Zip Drive work like a hard drive would?
I have read that Iomega who made the DC ZD have said that the DC ZD is basically exactly the same as a PC one with alittle 'tweaking' - would it be possible for someone to get one working with a DC now?
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Re: Dreamcast Zip Drive?

Post by Quzar » Tue Nov 17, 2009 4:10 am

Why not just make a DC DDS tape drive? It'd be just as useful. There was never any software made for it, so it's not like with a homemade fake zip drive you'd get new features in games or anything.
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