Wild-hair floppy drive question
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Mon Jun 13 16:42:31 CDT 2005
> connecting a floppy as DS0:
> if you're not willing to trace the jumpers on the drive (almost all have
> at least solder pads!), then cut the traces of pins 10 and 12 and put a
> jumper wire from pin 10 of the connector to where pin 12 used to connect.
> ... or, do it like RS did,...
> short 10, 12, and 14 on the drive together. Then remove pins from the
> connector on the cable, so that each connector has only one of 10, 12, and 14
Or (on a 3.5" drive, which has a male header-type connector), cut off pin
12 on the drive and solder a wire between pins 10 and 12 on the drive
PCB. Just make sure you don't cut off the wrong pin :-)
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