Five and quarter drives

From: Randy McLaughlin <>
Date: Fri Feb 11 18:36:31 2005

From: "Bill Sheehan" <>
Sent: Friday, February 11, 2005 5:57 PM
> Hi Kevin,
> The following may be only a figment of my faulty memory, or a feature of
> a particular brand, but the key notch on the ribbon cable connector is
> closest to the power supply on the HD floppy drive and closest to the
> edge of the board on the DD drive. The DD is more likely to have a black
> bezel, the HD is more likely to have a grey one - but I've got a grey DD
> sitting in front of me.
> Good luck!
> -- Bill

No the key was always closest to pin one but some manufacturers "flipped"
the connector compared to other manufacturers.

Received on Fri Feb 11 2005 - 18:36:31 GMT

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