Tandon TM-100-4M curiosity

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Tue Aug 7 13:55:24 CDT 2007


On Tue, 7 Aug 2007, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> I was looking at a bunch of Tandon TM100-4M floppy drives that I've
> had for a (very) long time and saw something that never registered
> with me before.
> On the underside of the disk release latch (on the faceplate), a
> small silver sticker.  Most say "100 TPI DSR", but about one in every
> 4 says "96 TPI DSR".  All drives are 100 TPI TM-100-4Ms, BTW as
> identified on the body sticker.

I have a few 100tpi Tandons (TM100-4M), that do not have a tpi sticker,
and that are clearly labeled TM100-4  (NOT 'M'!) on the body sticker.  Did
somebody piece together a bunch of random parts?  Or was Tandon really
sloppy about labels?

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Grumpy Ol' Fred     		cisin at xenosoft.com




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