Panasonic JA751 8" drive question

Steven Hirsch snhirsch at
Tue Nov 3 19:54:37 CST 2009

On Tue, 3 Nov 2009, Chuck Guzis wrote:

> On 2 Nov 2009 at 18:03, Steven Hirsch wrote:
>> Unfortunately, no.  The solenoids need +24V.
> Solenoids, plural?  For head-load and a door-lock?


> Very strange indeed.  Might this drive have been offered in a 5.25"
> compatible configuration, without either solenoid?  I wonder if
> Matsushita made this particular drive variant solely for GE Medical?

It's possible, I guess.  Finally located the manual on Herb Johnson's 
website and have ordered a copy.  That may bring more information to 

For sure it's not a common model, but is very "modern" in its 
construction.  I'm guessing it could have been one of the latest (if not 
THE latest) 8" drive design marketed.



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