WTD: 8-inch floppy drive

MikeS dm561 at torfree.net
Wed Mar 2 11:32:05 CST 2011

> Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2011 14:50:19 -0800
> From: Geoffrey Reed <geoffr at zipcon.net>
> Subject: Re: WTD: 8-inch floppy drive
> IIRC the tandon TM-848-2 drives use 24VDC motors...  I always liked them
> better than the shugart drives.

Me too!

Note that the earlier TM-848s used a belt drive, whereas the 848-2 is direct 
drive (all 24VDC of course).


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