TG43 signal and 8" drives on commodity hardware (was Re: WTD:

Tony Duell ard at
Thu Mar 3 01:31:42 CST 2011

> 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.

Perhaps I shpuld point out the obvious and say that the TG43 signal is 
irrelevant when reading. If what you want to do is make images of disks, 
you don't need to worry wheter hthe drive generates this signal or what. 

But if you want to writhe imaged back to a real 8" disk, it becomes 


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