Tandon TM-100-4M curiosity

Gordon JC Pearce gordon at gjcp.net
Tue Aug 7 19:51:49 CDT 2007


On Tue, 2007-08-07 at 08:22 -0700, 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.

Perhaps there's not *that* much difference between 96tpi and 100tpi?
Possibly within the margin of error of the mechanism?

Gordon




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