Original IBM PC (was Re: Prices to pay for old

From: Uncle Roger <sinasohn_at_ricochet.net>
Date: Wed May 27 00:34:29 1998

At 06:44 PM 5/26/98 +1000, you wrote:
>I have one question , well I actually have two......
>though, what software came on cassetes?
>and what is the most common fault in the IBM full height floppy drives that
>makes them die???

I dunno about IBM PC cassette-based software, but lots of other systems
used them... (I remember Atari's Infamous christmas cassettes, including
"The Spy who came in from the Code"...

Iirc, the IBM FH floppies were belt driven... The belts slipped a lot.

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