The A1020 is not merely a 5.25" drive for Amiga users. The A1020 was intended to act as a bridge to standard PCs by allowing an Amiga to read PC-formatted 5.25" floppies. In fact, each drive was sold with a copy of a popular PC-emulator called "The Transformer". The A1020 utilizes an ALPS mechanism and a modified 1571 drive case.
Although I had a lot of trouble myself, I've been told that the 1020 can also be used with the regular AmigaOS, though both mounting and disk changes have to be done manually.
Model : Amiga 1020 Type : 5.25" Floppy Disk Drive Media : Double Density Capacity : 360K per disk Interface: Amiga "Floppy" bus Dos : N/A (Computer controlled) Notes :
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