QUME DT/8 - anyone have a manual/schematic for this?

Jonathan Gevaryahu jzg22 at drexel.edu
Mon Oct 27 22:40:46 CDT 2008


Jonathan Gevaryahu wrote:
> I have a Qume DT-8 8" DS drive here which I'm trying to restore/repair 
> to dump a number of 8" floppies, but I lack the manual and schematic 
> for it, and I have no idea what the pinout for the data/power/spindle 
> drive/etc connectors is. It doesn't use a standard shugart connector 
> for data at least, its a 50-pin thing, so I'll need to make some sort 
> of pinout converter once I know the proper pinout. The 2 terminators 
> are both installed.
> I do know the drive needs 5v and 24v to run, and I'm not about to 
> power it up without checking EVERYTHING first. I'm also missing the 
> funny 3-pin and 6-pin molex-like connectors used to supply power to 
> the pcb and the spindle motor, if anyone has any spares.
>
Argh, of course. 50 pins, terminators, it must be SCSI or SASI. well, 
that makes hooking it up more interesting for sure...

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Jonathan Gevaryahu
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