[vcf-midatlantic] OK seriously, how rare is the real 1541-II drive?
billdegnan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 10:16:47 EDT 2020
On Tue, Mar 31, 2020, 9:51 AM Justin Jernigan via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >From: Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org>
> >Date: Mon, March 30, 2020 10:40 pm
> >To: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org>
> >Cc: Bill Degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com>
> >Now I wonder, compared with other CBM drives, is there a rarity ranking?
> >I am thinking some of the rarest 8-bit CBM drives manufactured by CBM are
> >(in no particular order and without looking on the internet for the
> >8080 (dual 8" IEEE drive)
> >1570 (where these actually sold)
> >The drive that came with the C-65
> >am I missing anything rarer than these?
> >Next would be
> >2040 (IEEE)
> >4040 (IEEE)
> >8250 (IEEE)
> I would add
> 8050 after SFD-1001
> You said 8080 -- is that part of the 8060 series? 8060, 8061, 8062, 8280
> (I've only seen pictures)
> Any third party drives make your list?
> Indus GT
I was leaving out 3rd party just to manage the scope. The 8080 is an 8050
with 8" drives. I never heard of 8x6x drives so Indint know. The most
common IEEE drive by far is the 8050, followed by sfd-1001, 2031, 2040.
4040's and 8250's are a little rarer as I have found.
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