Double-Sided disk drives reading Single-Sided disks (HP 9122 vs
jplist2007 at kiwigeek.com
Wed Aug 6 14:43:54 CDT 2008
On Wed, 6 Aug 2008, Tony Duell wrote:
> > Hey guys;
> > This may, or may not, be a silly question, but in all my years of
> > fiddling, I realised I had never tried this, so I'm unsure of what the
> > results will be.
> > My HP Logic Analyser (1630G) can talk to a HP 9121 via HP-IB. I have found
> > a 9122, which is a double-sided version of the same device, as far as I
> Is it? I thought the command set was different, but I might be thinking
> of other HP drives that looked similar on the outside and were totally
> different inside.
Vassilis Prevelakis has informed me that the 9121 speaks Amigo, while the
9122 is SS80. Obviously this may throw a wrench in the works! I'm going to
have to go over the 1630 manual tonight and work out if it can speak both,
or not, but I'm not optimistic.
Don't suppose anyone out there has a 9121 I can buy? :)
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