Teac floppy replacement

From: Tony Duell <ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue Aug 3 23:04:00 2004

> The model number of the "old" drive is FD55F-03-U and the model number of
> the "new" drive is FD55BV-36-U. There are differences in the jumper
> designations between the models so I can't readily map the settings.

First problem. The 'F' suffix means an 80 cylinder 2 head drive ('720K'
to the PC crowd), the 'B' suffix means a 40 cylinder 2 head one
('360K'). I doubt you'll boot an 80 cylinder disk using a 40 cylinder drive!

Received on Tue Aug 03 2004 - 23:04:00 BST

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