Sage II

emanuel stiebler emu at
Sat Oct 29 19:29:29 CDT 2016

On 2016-10-29 18:05, Fred Cisin wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Oct 2016, emanuel stiebler wrote:
>> So both are 5.25", half height.
>> one is a mitsubishi M4853-342MG,
> IIRC, that's a 80track double density drive.  (aka "720K", aka "quad
> density")
> (the 4854 is the 1.2M version)
> IIRC, the 4853 was used in the Tandy 2000, so that might be a good place
> to find the service manual if you need it.
>> the other TEAC FB-504
> TEAC, or TEC?

TEC, sorry !

> IIRC, TEC FB-504 is 80 track double density.
> IIRC, the Teac 80track double density is the FD55F
> (55G is 1.2M, 55FG is intended to be strappable as either)

Ok, so both seems to be 80 track ...

> Those should be imagable (is that the right word?) using a PC with 1.2M.

Is it worth it, to get TEAC 55 for them as replacement?
The ones I have, have broken fronts ...

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