[vcf-midatlantic] Macintosh Floppy drive repair guide

Tony Bogan thebogans at mac.com
Tue Jul 26 17:24:19 EDT 2016


I believe this is the link for the video.
https://www.kansasfest.org/tag/tony-diaz/
Tony

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> On Jul 26, 2016, at 1:13 PM, Jonathan Gevaryahu via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> 
> I believe Tony Diaz gave a presentation at Kfest some odd years ago about repairing those Apple drives, and the video is on the Internet somewhere but I'm not sure where.
> I'll ask Tony if he remembers where it's posted.
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On Jul 26, 2016, at 12:21 PM, Ian Primus via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Yeah, that was me that gave that presentation. I don't think it got
>> videotaped. Also, the floppy drive repair was only a part of it, I was
>> going over a lot of different Mac related repairs.
>> 
>> The repair for both the 800K and 1.4mb auto inject drives is pretty
>> much the same, you have to remove the upper disk carriage and clean
>> the points at which the pieces slide - the old grease will have
>> solidified and glued it all together. I've not put anything together
>> on the subject - there might be something out there, but I'm not sure.
>> If anyone is interested, I can do a session at the next workshop or
>> something.
>> 
>> -Ian
>> 
>> On Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at 9:22 AM, Matt Patoray via vcf-midatlantic
>> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> 
>>> I rember that someone in the group had done a presentation of Macintosh
>>> floppy drive repair (it might have been Ian P, not sure).
>>> 
>>> I have decided that my pile of bad 1 and 2 MB Mac floppy drives needs
>>> attended to, they are all Sony auto inject drives.
>>> 
>>> Was there a resentation ever done, and if so, was there a powerpoint that
>>> was with it?
>>> 
>>> Or if anyone knows of a website with a good tutorial.
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> --
>>> Matt Patoray
>>> Owner, MSP Productions
>>> KD8AMG



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