[vcf-midatlantic] Orig Mac disk drive does not stop/bangs head

Jonathan Gevaryahu jgevaryahu at gmail.com
Thu Nov 29 18:23:17 EST 2018


If it is the latter, i have two miniscribes failed in the same way.
I THINK (but am not sure) that it is the IR interruptor 'sensor side' 
for the track 0 sensor that has failed.
I don't know how (or what parts to use) to fix it/replace it, though, if 
that is the case.

On 11/29/2018 11:33 AM, Jason Perkins via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> What kind of drive? A floppy port HD20? Miniscribe in an SE?
>
> -J
>
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 10:45 AM Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>
>> Hard to explain but when I power on my orig MAC the drive races to the
>> front and attempts to keep going, causing the drive head pad arm to
>> virbrate and the drive motor to keep spinning.
>>
>> The drive was working earlier.
>>
>> Is there a fix?
>>
>> Bill
>>
>

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