Replacing a floppy drive - Yamaha PSR620

by percy armel
(Mauritius)

My Yamaha psr620 has a730kb floppy drive that is out of order, i'd like to install a device that could use a usb ,flash drive instead. has some one ever think of it i know that the psr s 900 uses this type of interface, need help.
does this kind of modification depends on the keyboard's Operating system

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Mar 16, 2010
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Tyros floppy drive replacing
by: Jimmy

I have a Yamaha Tyros, it's floppy drive not working. Can i replace it? Thanks for any advice

Oct 28, 2009
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Brainless
by: Howard Colbourne

The PC Component Manufacturers have mouse minds.
They made external floppies save a whole 3/16" so
they could not be used readily for both internal or external use. Imagine that huge space savings and why would any one want to do away with that wonderful space saving IDE. With these great minds how the hell did they ever create the PC???????

Feb 02, 2009
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Replacing a floppydrive
by: Anonymous

I don't know about the 620. I did replace a drive in a PSR-510 (not now sure of the number but was in the 500 series) and used a higher capacity drive. Worked fine. I believe you might still be able to find the lower capacity drive somewhere, however, maybe on Ebay.

First, though, I would try putting the higher capacity floppy drive inside the keyboard. The connections are the same.

Good luck.

Feb 02, 2009
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Replacing a floppy drive on the Yamaha psr620
by: Percy Armel

I've taken a look inside the psr620, unfortunately i cannot find this kind of floppy drive any more , as i said it's 746kb floppy , the common computer floppy drive is 1.44 MB .i wonder if it would fit and would the psr620 read 1.44 MB floppy disk, without upgrading the operating system? and can this be done

Jan 29, 2009
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Replacing floppy drive
by: Anonymous

If I remember correctly, he was in Germany. He would replace the floppy with a Compact Flash or SB card reader, if I'm remembering right.

If you want to just replace the current floppy with another floppy, that is easily done with a normal computer internal floppy drive. It is easy to do if you look inside the keyboard and plug everything back up just like you unplugged it.

Good luck.

Jan 29, 2009
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thanks
by: percy Armel

i've take a look to the link you pointed me , it's really an option to think about seriously . unfortunately this device is not avaible for now in my country. i'll investigate and let you know .

Jan 28, 2009
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Yes, floppy can be replaced by USB
by: Anonymous

This can be done on the Yamaha PSR-2000, so am sure on others, too. I had a contact who provided this service in 2005 and maybe still does.

Here's the info:

Sergiy Gulshani
Homepage:
http://home.arcor.de/hdm-world
email: gulshani@web.de
hdm-world@arcor.de

Pricey, though. Good luck

Apr 02, 2008
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