Tandy 2000 Floppy Drive Replacement

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Fri Oct 13 23:25:48 CDT 2006

On 10/13/2006 at 8:46 PM Marvin Johnston wrote:

>First, what other machines used a 5 1/4" 720K drive? I've been looking
>through the stash, and so far I haven't found anything.

I suspect that your 2000 may want a READY/  signal on pin 34.  Try finding
a jumper for it or grounding it and see if your system likes that.

Here are a few 96 tpi candidates from the 70's-early 80's:

Altos Series 5
Ampro (support)
Archive I, II and III
CMC Supersystem
Columbia 1600
Compupro (support)
Datavue DV80
DECMate II, DEC Rainbow
Dictaphone 6000
Digilog 1500
Direct 1025
Eagle (all: I, II, III, IV, V, 16)
Epson QX-16
Ericsson DTC, Step One
Esprit DBS 16
Florida Graphics
Future FX-20
Gemini Galaxy
Globe 101
Heath H89 (some)
Heurikon MLZ-91A
ICL DRS20, 35,36 and 300
IMS 5000 (some)
ITT 3030
JC Information Systems
Kaypro (some)
Lanier LTD
MAI Basic Four
Michels & Kleberhoff
Durango/Molecular Poppy
NCR First Step
New Brain
Nixdorf 8810/8830
Olympia People
Osborne Executive (some), Nuevo
OSM Zeus
Otrona Attache (some)
Philips PC-2012, 3000
Pied Piper
Prince Digico
Sanyo MBC-1150, 1250, 4050, 2000
Sharp 5600
Shelton SIG/NET 2
Siemens PG-685
Sperry UTS-30, UTS-5000
Superbrain II
Tatung TPC2000
Techron TEF 10
Televideo 1603
Toshiba 300
U-Micro 1000
Visual 1050
Xerox 1800
Zenith Z-37 
Zorba (some)

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