FSOT: IBM 4869 external 5 1/4" floppy drive

From: Jason Willgruber <roblwill_at_usaor.net>
Date: Wed Dec 2 01:38:47 1998

But, if you put a 1.2MB drive in it the case, it won't work with a PC or XT.
I tried it, and it just gives the same old "general failure" errors.
                 -Jason Willgruber
                  ICQ#: 1730318
-----Original Message-----
From: SUPRDAVE_at_aol.com <SUPRDAVE_at_aol.com>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Tuesday, December 01, 1998 7:57 PM
Subject: Re: FSOT: IBM 4869 external 5 1/4" floppy drive
>if the drive bezel has a   *   on it, it's a 360k. if no  * is on the
>faceplate it will be a 1.2 model. it's easy to change the drive anyway, i
>installed a 1.2 drive in the 4869 enclosure.
>In a message dated 98-12-01 18:40:40 EST, you write:
><< The title says it all.  External floppy drive made by IBM. Excellent
> condition. It has the standard  DB-37 connector. I think it's a 1.2Mb
> but I'm not sure. Guaranteed against DOA.
>  >>
Received on Wed Dec 02 1998 - 01:38:47 GMT

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