[vcf-midatlantic] Bernoulli Drives needed in working condition

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu May 20 14:34:20 UTC 2021


On 5/20/21 8:11 AM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> I have both the 10 and 20MB version of the 8" drives working on a PC XT. (
>> http://www.brutman.com/Bernoulli_Box/Bernoulli_Box_A220H.html)
>>
>> I'd really hate to see the cartridges destroyed - they are not making new
>> ones.  Also, Bulk erasing will ruin the servo information recorded on the
>> media.
> 
> Not to worry Mike! Dean is on the case to contact the donor to see about
> how to remove the data and keep the cartridges. Funny thing is that Andy
> found  your webpage when he was doing research two days ago. We are doing
> our best to get a working system locally to read from these cartridges, not
> just for the donated ones, but others in the future.

  I'm deeply relieved to hear this.  Excellent work.

           -Dave

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Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA


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