Interest in Teac FD235J drives and FC-1 boards?
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Tue Jan 23 22:33:25 CST 2018
On 01/23/2018 08:14 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote:
> Be aware that you will also need a different controller, or some minor
> PC controllers normally support 250,000 bits per second ("360K", "720K"),
> and 500,000 bits per second ("1.2M, "1.4M")
> SOMETIMES 125,000 bits per second for 5.25" SD/FM.
> 2.8M runs at 1,000,000 bits per second.
> Such controllers exist, but are not very common.
Fred. They've been fairly common since the 496 days (I've got several
machines with the controllers on them, including a 486 VLB system).
They kind of died out during the P2-P3 days and I don't know if I've got
a P4 system with that capability.
Of course, the media is darned near unobtainium, so the question is
But the drives themselves usually have more configurability than the
usual FD235HF drives.
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