R80/RA81 diagnostic experience?

From: Brad Parker <brad_at_heeltoe.com>
Date: Mon Mar 8 18:18:40 2004

Johnny Billquist wrote:
>Yes, I think so. Also, there is a transport safety for the heads. It's a
>lever on the HDA, which you should turn to unlocked.

I may pull the HDA in a minute - I can see two wires around the belt
tensioning contraption but I have no idea where they go.

>Does the R80 have the terminal interface on one card like the RA8x drives
>do? If so, plug a terminal in there and talk with the drive. 1200 bps I
>think, though it could be 300. 8N1.

Not that I can find. I didn't see any DB-25 anyway.

It has the same 8 leds & 2 rotaries as an RA81 but it does not appear
to respond in the same way at all.

Received on Mon Mar 08 2004 - 18:18:40 GMT

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