HELP! Kaypro 2X Drive (Was: HELP! Osbourne drives)

From: Don Maslin <>
Date: Mon Sep 13 23:06:00 1999

On Mon, 13 Sep 1999, Wayne Smith wrote:

> This made me remember that I have a perhaps similar problem with one
> of my Kaypro drives. It works at first, but eventually wears away
> portions of the disk making the disk unusable. (After a few uses, if
> you hold the disk up to the light there are arcs that are clear.) I
> assume this is a head alignment issue. If so, is there an easy way to
> realign the heads (perhaps dropping the unit a la Apple III), or should
> I just look for another floppy drive?

I would be more inclined to suspect magnetic media build up on the heads
that needs to be cleaned off.

                                                 - don
Received on Mon Sep 13 1999 - 23:06:00 BST

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