my CP/M-80 pile'o'gunk

From: Tom Jennings <>
Date: Fri Dec 10 00:27:47 2004

On Thu, 9 Dec 2004, Eric Smith wrote:

> 3.5 and 5.25 are the same, but 8 is completely different.

As I thought!

> If you want to *write* 8-inch disks, you need something to generate
> the TG43 (Track Greater than 43) signal that controls the write
> current. Not necessary if you only want to read.

I remember that write-comp sniggle. And...


...that thing is totally great. I will get one of those if I
go that route. It's a bargain! Hopefully the CPM machine can
do what I want. I imagine I'll have a burst of energy and will
write a bunch of software on it to do this sort of thing.
Received on Fri Dec 10 2004 - 00:27:47 GMT

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