WTD -- ST506 style (MFM or RLL) hard drive and controller

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Fri Sep 3 05:38:37 CDT 2010


On 1 September 2010 21:50, Philip Pemberton <classiccmp at philpem.me.uk> wrote:
> On 31/08/10 13:48, Tony Duell wrote:
>>
>> Alas not. Well, actually, I have a number od such drives, but I have even
>> more classic computers that use them. So nothing 'spare'
>
> Yeah, I've heard of a lot of folk in the same situation.
>
> I'm actually getting slightly tempted to hunt down a 1st-gen Acorn
> Archimedes with Acorn-installed ST506 hard drive. That would give me a drive
> and a known-good controller.

Might be able to help you there, actually. Not sure of running
condition but I think I still have my A305 + 1MB RAM upgrade.


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