TG43 signal and 8" drives on commodity hardware (was Re: WTD: 8-inch floppy drive)

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Wed Mar 2 18:18:21 CST 2011

On 2 Mar 2011 at 15:45, Al Kossow wrote:

> On 3/2/11 2:10 PM, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> >  Anyone have any recommendations
> > for good drives to use with PCs?
> >
> I've been using a QumeTrak 242 (Ye-Data 180) exclusively for 8"
> recovery for a couple of years now.

Qume DT/8 here.  Great drive.  Also a couple of Siemens FDD-200 
drives--one set up to read hard-sectored and filter out the sector 
marks (providing only index), the other set "raw".


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