[vcf-midatlantic] Shugart SA800-2 drives

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Mon Mar 28 04:24:22 UTC 2022

On Sat, 26 Mar 2022, Mike Loewen via vcf-midatlantic wrote:

> On Wed, 23 Mar 2022, Jonathan Chapman wrote:
>>>  Would you believe dirty phototransistors?
>>  That'd do it! I've had them fail, especially in Siemens 8" drives. I've
>>  also had them be too far out of alignment to be reliable. Joys of old
>>  machines, right? :P
>   Both drives are now formatting, reading and writing! The next step is to 
> connect them to my Sol 20 with a Micromation Doubler FDC. The two wood-sided 
> units were made for each other.  :-)
> http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/S100/drives.html

    And finally, the drives are connected to the Sol with the Micromation 
Doubler installed, running a 48K CP/M 2.2!


    The system will be part of my VCF East exhibit.

Mike Loewen				mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Old Technology				http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/

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