Help with Shugart SA801 8" floppy with 230v 50 cycle motor...

Fred Cisin cisin at
Mon Nov 24 13:38:25 CST 2008

On Mon, 24 Nov 2008, ROBO5.8 wrote:
> I scoped out the index pulse to verify and it was running about 1.2x faster
> than it should (420 rpm versus the expected 360 rpm).
> Is there anything I can do to get this drive operational other than to sell
> it another who has a 230v/50 cycle environment.

Find (along with the holy grail) a supply of the correct replacement

or run on 50Hz.

or TRADE it to somebody in UK with the opposite problem.

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