DEC ST506 Interface Adapter Part No 54-17003-01

Julian Skidmore julianskidmore at
Thu May 14 16:51:11 CDT 2009

> I thought it could only format "known" disk types, not arbitrary disks
> (a firmware limitation in the formatter application, not a hardware
> limitation). 

Surely, it's possible to hack an RQDX3 controller's ROM to support arbitrary geometries? I have an old ST506 MFM drive hanging around here I keep toying with using. Does someone have a listing for the ROM?

-cheers from Julz @p


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