Apple ][ disk controller state machine

From: Tom Owad <>
Date: Sun Sep 9 10:44:23 2001

>IWM refers to the "Integrated Woz Machine" if I remember correctly (I'm an
>Atari Historian, not an Apple Historian) Tom Owad could probably answer
>more correctly. Apple did a wonderful job at making a system not only
>flexible and efficient for disk drive access for a personal computer, but
>made it cheap, really unlocking the ability for the average user to finally
>have a decent storage medium that was fast and reliable.

Sorry, I haven't had much time to read the list recently.

Yes, IWM stands for Integrated Woz Machine. It's essentially a Disk II
controller on a chip, with some enhancements.


Received on Sun Sep 09 2001 - 10:44:23 BST

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