PerSci 277 floppy drives
doc at mdrconsult.com
Tue Mar 15 15:32:45 CST 2005
Randy McLaughlin wrote:
> From: "Doc Shipley" <doc at mdrconsult.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2005 2:26 PM
>> Randy McLaughlin wrote:
>>> From: "Doc Shipley" <doc at mdrconsult.com>
> No problem with soldering, for crimping IDC connectors: before I got a
> crimper I used vises, for a vise with metal jaws I put in blocks of wood
> for cushioning.
If I can find the IDC connectors, I may try that first.
>> I wondered why he shipped it with only one insert, but if both heads
>> move in concert, that makes more sense.
> From the factory it only came with one, when you retain one head the
> other is held by the same yoke.
Right. So maybe this set's in in good shape.
> S100 disk controllers are easy to get, Herb sells them. A Persci
> controller should work just fine with any SA800 drive but may require
> software changes and maybe one jumper (-TEST on 179X controllers).
Very cool. I can't wait to get the Cromemco home.
So many toys; so little time....
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