Need 20Mb Bernoulli disks

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Sat Oct 30 03:22:55 2004

On Fri, 29 Oct 2004, Joe R. wrote:

> I think so but I'm not sure. But not the big 8" wide cartridges. There
> are about 5 1/4" wide. Actually also I need a couple of 20 Mb 8"
> cartridges for another older Bering drive.

Duh. The ones I had in mind were the 8". The only 5.25" carthridge I
have is the head cleaner. As far as I know I have none of the media.

I'll see if I have any 8" carts to spare.

> The complete drive unit is made by Bering but it uses to Bernoulli
> drives. It has a HP-IB interface and was sold for use with the HP
> computers. IEM made similar drives. I have some of both.

They're pretty damn reliable. I read a batch of about 15 that were
written in the middle to late 1980s and I only encountered a few errors on
a couple of the disks.

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