Amstrad CPC 6128 Floppy problem

From: Peter Joules <>
Date: Mon Nov 29 15:16:43 1999

In article <m11sW4L-000IyNC_at_p850ug1>, Tony Duell
<> writes
>These drives are well-known for suffering from drive belt problems, which
>of course results in the motor spinning but the disk not turning. Could
>that be the problem with your drive?

Thanks Tony, I will put a bit of paint on the motor spindle to see if
that is moving.

>If you do take the drive to bits, be careful as there's a tiny pin as
>part of the WProt sensor that falls out and gets lost!

I will look out for that.

As a point of interest, are these the same drives which are used in
either the PCW8256 or the PCW9512? IIRC one is single sided and the
other double.
Received on Mon Nov 29 1999 - 15:16:43 GMT

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