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

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Thu Sep 30 18:36:29 1999

On Thu, 30 Sep 1999, Don Maslin wrote:
> > ISTR formatting DSHD diskettes to 360 KB in an emergency (we're talking
> Hmmm! Interesting, I just tried it and it seems to work. Even wrote to
> it in a 360k drive and it was readable. Question is, how long?

In the case of the ROYTYPE diskettes, the data looked just fine for 1 to
48 hours. YMMV
The type of drive won't make much difference, since it will be writing at
the "360K" write current level. Width of head will make SOME difference,
but probably not much.
Received on Thu Sep 30 1999 - 18:36:29 BST

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