IBM PC5150 monitor wanted/question

From: Tony Duell <>
Date: Thu Feb 5 13:45:04 2004

> Worth mentioning that there used to be a *lot* of clone floppy drives
> around. My orignal PC has one orignal FH drive and one clone; externally
> they look *exactly* the same as the geniune IBM units, but lack the
> small embossed IBM logo in the plastic.

AFAIK the original 'IBM' drives were actually Tandon units -- they're
mechanically and electrically identical (PCB layout, etc). I've used
Tandon parts to fix IBM drives. The only difference is that the IBM ones
have the IBM logo on the faceplate.

Received on Thu Feb 05 2004 - 13:45:04 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Oct 10 2014 - 23:36:41 BST