hard-sector 5 1/4 disk

From: Jeff Hellige <jhellige_at_earthlink.net>
Date: Tue Oct 30 17:27:09 2001

>On Tue, 30 Oct 2001 UberTechnoid_at_home.com wrote:
>> I recall the Amiga having a high-density external disk addon that ran at
>> 1/2 speed so Commodore wouldn't have to include a faster fdd controller
>> chip. The bad news. The good news is that it worked on all Amiga
>> machines right out of the box.
>How was reliability for it? The Weltec half speed 1.2M 5.25" did NOT work

        Actually all Amiga HD drives, internal or external, work in
this fashion. They tend to be somewhat slow but I've never had any
more reliability problems with thier HD drives than with the DD
drives. Not too many of the HD drives around though.

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