3.5" floppy drive question(s)
cclist at sydex.com
Sat Oct 11 14:24:59 CDT 2008
On 11 Oct 2008 at 15:03, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> Out of the drives I listed, are any of the makes/models considered
> good drives or lemon drives.... (would like to wee out lemons).
> (I know I had mixed luck with TEAC drives... as I recall issues about
> the sensor switches going up in resistance... I remember popping
> the backs off the switches on one and cleaning them up inside and
> restoring proper operation of the drive).
Older Teac drives are better(and generally more configurable) than
the cost-reduced newer ones. I find that NEC and Toshiba drives,
particularly the older ones are pretty good. My experiences with
Sony, Chinon and Epson have been variable.
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