[sdiy] Crazy Crazy Floppy give away competition.

John L Marshall john.l.marshall at gte.net
Tue Jun 25 15:19:52 CEST 2002


Yes, I believe that those cables will work with 8 inch floppies. If I recall
correctly, 8 inch and 5-1/4 inch floppies both use the same 34 pin card edge
connector. However, I prefer the Persci floppy drive, with a voice coil head
positioner over the Shugart.

Take care
John

----- Original Message -----
From: "Machinerygod" <machinerygod at prism.net>
To: "Batz Goodfortune" <batzman at all-electric.com>
Cc: <synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl>
Sent: Monday, June 24, 2002 11:48 PM
Subject: Re: [sdiy] Crazy Crazy Floppy give away competition.


> Monday, June 24, 2002, 10:58:21 PM, you wrote:
>
> BG> Once in a life time opportunity. These
> BG> cables are suitable for all kinds of floppies and will work with
linux,
> BG> wintel and some Babbage engines. As uses by NASA in the space program.
>
> Bet they won't work on a shugart 8" floppy...
>
> And I'm afraid you're going to need hydraulic cables and steam piping
> for those babbage engines...
>
>
>
>
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