floppy controller IC (was Re: Fixing a PET?)

From: Glenatacme_at_aol.com <(Glenatacme_at_aol.com)>
Date: Sun Sep 26 21:22:28 1999

In a message dated 09/25/1999 2:53:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
CLASSICCMP_at_trailing-edge.com writes:

Tony Duell wrote:
> >Before that, most micros used off-the-shelf ICs. Although some of these
> >chips are getting rather hard to find now -- some disk controllers
> >(WD1771, Intel 8271, etc) are _very_ difficult to find new.

CLASSICCMP_at_trailing-edge.com replied:
> Not all are that difficult - BG Micro ( http://www.bgmicro.com/ ), for
> example, has a fairly decent selection of WD floppy controller chips.

This looks like a pretty good source. However, they don't list the WD1770
disk controller IC -- anyone know where these might be available?


Glen Goodwin
Received on Sun Sep 26 1999 - 21:22:28 BST

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