DD vs QD (Was: Re: FAQ updates/changes)

From: A.R. Duell <ard12_at_eng.cam.ac.uk>
Date: Thu May 22 11:48:13 1997

> I've actually had very little problem using _good_quality_ 360k (DSDD)
> disks in my Tandy 2000, which has a 720k drive (DSQD). I believe the

Yes, I've had success doing that as well....

> magnetic material was the same from the DD to QD, just packed
> tighter/finer(?). Am I wrong?

That would appear to be correct. The difference between a DD and a QD
drive is pretty minimal on the electronic side, so the disks should be

> ttfn
> srw

The gates in my computer are AND,OR and NOT, not Bill
Received on Thu May 22 1997 - 11:48:13 BST

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