Panasonic FS-FD1
This page was last modified 04:24, 18 January 2021 by Mars2000you. Based on work by Rderooy and Msxholder.

Description

The FS-FD1 is a double sided 720kB 3.5" floppy disk drive with interface adapter, released by Panasonic in Japan.

The 100V power supply is integrated in the disk drive unit. The interface is attached to the drive by a fixed cable, and there is no support for connecting a second drive.

The interface includes a ROM with version 1 of the Disk BASIC instructions. The floppy disk controller is the Western Digital TMS2793NL.

This same drive was also released as Sony HBD-20W.

Brand Panasonic
Model FS-FD1
Year 1987
Region JP
Launch price ¥44,800
Package content FS-FD1 interface and drive
MSX Disk-BASIC and MSX-DOS manual
MSX-DOS 1 disk
Emulation ROM of the interface dumped, but not yet emulated in openMSX. However, a dump of the system disk is needed.

Gallery

Panasonic FS-FD1 box
Panasonic FS-FD1 interface
Panasonic FS-FD1 interface (underside)
Panasonic FS-FD1 drive
Panasonic FS-FD1 drive and interface
Panasonic FS-FD1 drive (back)
Panasonic FS-FD1 box with part of content
Panasonic FS-FD1 box with part of content
Panasonic FS-FD1 label