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

From: Wayne Smith <>
Date: Tue Sep 14 15:03:01 1999

>>> Don Maslin <> 09/13 9:06 PM >>>
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
***Any suggestions on cleaning methods?


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