[vcf-midatlantic] disk duplicating machines

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Sep 1 02:14:14 EDT 2016

  Yeah, do you know of anyone who actually pays attention to that sort of
crap? ;)


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

On August 31, 2016 2:03:36 PM Jonathan Gevaryahu via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> There has been some extensive reverse engineering work done into Trace
> brand duplication machines, but tragically the group who did this work
> refuses to share even one IOTA of information they gleaned, making it
> completely worthless.
> The group is SPS, creators of the heavily locked down and licence/usage
> encumbered Kryoflux floppy imaging device. (you're not allowed to share
> images you make with the device, except with SPS themselves! read the
> license! Its complete madness, and goes against every definition of
> preservation I've ever seen.)
> On 8/31/2016 1:46 PM, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> Anyone into vintage disk duplicating machines?  Me?  I have two; one for 5
>> 1/4 and one for 3.5 disks but I don't use them.  Have not powered them on
>> or tested in 10 years.  I have never seen anyone demo these at a VCF or
>> elsewhere, but I bet there was a time when these were in use in many
>> businesses before easy software download.  A lost piece of tech.
>> Bill
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> Jonathan Gevaryahu
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