VT180/Robin system help needed

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Tue Dec 19 11:45:50 2000

> From: Claude <claudew_at_sprint.ca>
> >The owner told me the Robin board was modified to use 1M drives (?).

On Mon, 18 Dec 2000, ajp166 wrote:
> 1m???? maybe two sided 8". the best you can do with it is 800k using
> 80tr/2sided DD.

IF somebody were to refer to "unformatted capacity", then 80 track 2 head
DD (300 RPM recorded at 250K bps) could be called "1 M".

The same way that Next calls their 2.8M "4 M"
(and 1.4M is 2M unformatted)

It used to be quite common for diskettes to be labelled with "unformatted

Grumpy Ol' Fred        cisin_at_xenosoft.com
Received on Tue Dec 19 2000 - 11:45:50 GMT

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