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2018-07-07, 21:07 by Gary M Jones

I was at the field today between 14:00 & 15:00 all on my own , good flying too. There is a dead sheep along the fence line towards the gate from the pits, I saw the farmer so reported this to her. I hope no one had plans for a BBQ Smile .

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Post by Guest on 2010-05-13, 19:07

Dug out my Raptor 30 with an ICG 540 gyro installed. To check/modify gyro parameters there is a PC link cable and software. Thats the problem, software on floppy disc and my computer does not have a floppy drive. Anybody, preferably local to Abergele(Andy), still useing a PC with a floppy drive so that I can transfer the program to a more modern USB/SD card device???

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Post by Tim on 2010-05-13, 19:29

Not in Abergele Allan, but if you fancy popping over will be glad to do the job.

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Post by Andy Sayle on 2010-05-13, 20:27

Hi Allan,

I don't have a floppy disc drive sorry, I last owned one of them back in 2003! I'm not aware of one at work either, but I can find out tomorrow morning...

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Post by Allan Patrick on 2010-05-13, 20:58

I have a 3.5 floppy drive in the spares box. I know it works as I had to use it recently for something for work. You're welcome to borrow it or bring or send the floppy here and I can transfer the data over
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Post by Guest on 2010-05-13, 21:11

Thanks, how is the drive connected to the PC?

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Post by Allan Patrick on 2010-05-13, 21:16

By a ribbon cable and power lead. Its an internal drive

But even easier, you can download the software directly from CSM's website here: - http://www.rcmodels.org/csm/icg540.htm

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Post by Allan Patrick on 2010-05-13, 21:16

Section 10. Near the bottom of the page
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Post by Guest on 2010-05-13, 21:27

Aha, I'm affraid not. Been there and tried that. It would not work with my OS (Vista). Asked one of CSM's people for help but no go. So the transfer of data (assuming it will let me) to a different storage medium is the way to go.

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Post by Tim on 2010-05-13, 21:41

Alan as I say.... I have all you need here.

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Post by PDQ on 2010-05-13, 21:46

I can lend you a USB floppy drive. Works on Vista or XP and in My Computer it shows it as Drive "A". Let me know if that would do for you.
It won't format floppies though, but thats not a problem cos can format them elsewhere.


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Post by Tim on 2010-05-13, 21:51

PM recvd /sent Allan.

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