PDP11/23+ frustration

Joe R. rigdonj at cfl.rr.com
Sat Jun 18 17:36:49 CDT 2005


At 01:58 PM 6/18/05 -0700, you wrote:
>On Fri, 17 Jun 2005, Joe R. wrote:
>
>> shouldn't be TOO hard to find replacements. But an alignment disk will cost
>> about $300 and you'll need to service manual for the drive in order to
>> realign it after replacing the head. I don't know what heads cost these
>> days but they were about $100 each back in the mid 70s.
>
>I disagree on the alignment requirement. It's needed only for pack
>interchangability. 

   Or if you want to read any pack with existing data. Personally if I only
had one pack and one drive I wouldn't waste my time with the drive.

    Joe


It's 2005, not 1975, and that probably no
>longer matters. Use a tape, or ftp :-)
>
>




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