QUME DT/8 - current progress
cclist at sydex.com
Wed Oct 29 21:47:11 CDT 2008
On 29 Oct 2008 at 21:56, Jonathan Gevaryahu wrote:
> Ok, thanks to many people calling my foul on terms of how the drive
> works, I have figured out what I need to get it up and running for the
> most part.
> I wired up a power connector for the spindle motor and verified (first
> with a meter, then by applying power) that indeed the spindle motor
> works properly.
> Now: I could use verification that the diagram for wiring the 50 pin 8"
> shugart connector to the 36 pin 5.25" shugart connector which is in the
> cp/m faq (http://www.faqs.org/faqs/CPM-faq/) is correct.
> Secondly, I cannot source one of those ?locking? Shugart DC power plugs
> to fit into the connector, the connector which looks like (paste in
It's a currently-available (and cheap) Amp 1-480270-0 Mate-n-lock
connector--available from DigiKey, Allied, Mouser, etc. Be sure to
order the appropriate pins (60619-1) when you get the shell.
> Thirdly, what should I set the jumpers and fuse-block to, to allow this
> to work properly with a catweasel or anadisk?
Fuse block? 36 pin? Do you mean jumper block and 34 pin?
At any rate, there's a very cute adapter that uses a PIC to keep
track of the head position to assert the TG43/RWC signal and also do
the cable adaptation:
Otherwise, try here:
Be sure you use the appropriate terminator (150 ohm) pack if this is
the only drive on the cable.
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