[vcf-midatlantic] Bernoulli Drives needed in working condition

Jeffrey Brace jeffrey at vcfed.org
Tue May 18 15:00:32 UTC 2021

On Tue, May 18, 2021 at 10:56 AM Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> On 5/18/21 10:50 AM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> > For some reason she wants to review the data. Perhaps she might want to
> > save some of it? In any case, it seems that it is better to look through
> > what is there and erase the files instead of doing a bulk type eraser. As
> > Dave pointed out this may make them useless.
>   ISA Bernoulli controllers are pretty common.  I'm sure I have a few
> but I don't know that I could find them quickly enough to be useful
> here.  But they hit eBay with some frequency.  You'll need the DOS
> driver for that board too.

Yes. We have the floppy with the driver, but don't know if it is readable.
I assume that we could find the driver somewhere on the internet. It's good
to know that ISA Bernoulli controllers are common.

>   This is assuming it was used on an x86 box.
>   These were very popular back in the day; this stuff should be pretty
> easy to find.

OK. Thanks. Now we just need a proper machine for it all.

>              -Dave
> --
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA

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