6502 BASIC or Assembler and Intel 8271/WDC 1770 info req'd

From: Eric Dittman <dittman_at_dittman.net>
Date: Sun Oct 7 20:32:09 2001

> > The only Model 1/III/4 that came stock with DS drives was the 4D. Any other
> > DS setup was third-party. The stock III/4 controllers (both the add-on in
> > the III and early 4 and the built-in on the gate-array 4) had no problems
> > with DS drives.
> Does that imply that merely substituting DS drives would make a 4 DS
> capable, or were there some other modifications necessary?

I had a gate-array Model 4 that I installed two DSQD drives in without
any other modification (other than replacing the floppy cable that used
missing connectors for drive select).
Eric Dittman
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Received on Sun Oct 07 2001 - 20:32:09 BST

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