amiga floppy disk reading experience
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Fri Jun 11 17:38:20 CDT 2010
On 11 Jun 2010 at 23:08, Philip Pemberton wrote:
> I seem to recall there being a (WD?) application note or datasheet
> that basically said one of the WD controller chips' built-in data
> separators shouldn't be used because it wasn't reliable... I wish I
> could find a reference for that.. :)
WD1771 application note, under "Data Seperation"(sic) "...and (sic)
external data seperator (sic) is recommended." Actually, the number
of (sics) in that AN probably sets some sort of record.
And yet, I've run across several systems (wasn't the TRS-80 Mod I one
of them?) that blithely ignored this recommendation.
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