WTB: HP-85 16k RAM Module and HPIB Floppy Drive
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Wed Nov 15 11:33:20 CST 2017
720K media is pretty easy to get as well, I bought 100 "used" disks from
floppydisk.com, and it is hard to tell they have ever been used and I
have not had any problems with them. I also bought a lot on eBay that
where previously used on an Amiga that majority of them where OK and the
where a mix of single and double sided media.
On 2017-11-15 12:26 AM, Mark J. Blair via cctalk wrote:
>> On Nov 14, 2017, at 20:11, Ed Sharpe via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> wondervifcthec9122 drives,will work on 85?
> I think I can guess what you meant to say there... :)
> I’ve ordered a PRM-85 (a modern reprogrammable ROM drawer replacement) which includes the HP-85B version of the Mass Storage ROM, and the Extended Mass Storage ROM. Based on what I have read, I think that should let my A model use the newer 9122C drive, and other drives using either the Amigo or SS-80 protocols.
> I’d like to get the 9122C mostly because I have a much easier time finding 1.44M media than the older double density media. eBay and I don’t talk, so that limits my options a bit. If I had easy access to lots of 3.5” DD media, then I would consider getting one of the more plentiful (?) other 3.5” HPIB floppy drives.
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