Need manual for a floppy drive...

geneb geneb at
Sun Jan 29 14:08:25 CST 2017

On Sun, 29 Jan 2017, Fred Cisin wrote:

> On Sun, 29 Jan 2017, geneb wrote:
>> I've got a Panasonic JU-455-5 AAG (5.25, 360K) that I'd like to use in a
> Can't help with those manuals.  Gave them away long ago.
> But, be aware that that same drive was also sold as the Shugart 455, 
> Matsushita 455, and National?
The logic board on the drive looks nothing like the Shugart 455's.  The 
jumper labels are pretty much the same though.  I didn't get any hits on 
the other manufacturers on Bitsavers.

> The Shugart printing of the manual should be more readily available.
Yeah, it's up on Bitsavers. :)

>> Note that the drive seems to operate without issue other than the drive 
>> light.  Boots, etc.
> That sounds more like a minor hardware failure than configuration

I get a "blip" on the LED when powering off the drive, so if there's a 
fault, it's pretty weird.


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