"Toy" computers (was Re: Micro$oft Biz'droid Lusers)

From: Jeff Hellige <jhellige_at_earthlink.net>
Date: Thu Apr 25 19:16:31 2002

> > >Several of those "drive"s were single board CP/M computers, including a
>> >few that were Ampro. The CP/M computer could read and write MFM
>> >diskettes, and communicate with the Mac. Most used SCSI or serial for the
>> >communication. But they were marketed as MFM "DRIVE"s.
>> I believe that the Indus GT drives for the Atari and
>> Commodore 8bits fall into this catagory.
>The Atari Indus GT was undoubtedly MFM, but the Commodore Indus is definitely
>GCR (I own one).

        Sorry, I should've been more clear. I was referring to the
Indus having it's own onboard Z80 and being a computer in it's own
right. It makes sense that the Commodore Indus would be GCR. Nice
drives though..I've got two of the Atari version.

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