WTD: 8-inch floppy drive
a50mhzham at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 16:34:25 CST 2011
I have a Shugart 801 FDD I've been trying to sell. Yours
for reasonable offer, plus shipping. Condition: Working when
removed from my external box I built for my LSI-11. The motor is 115
volts, 60 cycles. Number of boards/components missing: None.
At 06:20 AM 3/1/2011, you wrote:
>I'm trying to track down an 8-inch floppy drive to read an Intel MDS
>M2FM disc I've been sent for adding to the DiscFerret decoder
>engine. Specifically: it's an ISIS boot floppy, in SS/DD format.
>Does anyone have a spare 8in drive gathering dust in a corner
>somewhere? Based on the prices on Greed-Bay, I get the impression
>most of the sellers have been engaging in some form of abuse of
>illicit substances.... I mean, seriously, $700 for a Shugart 801,
>"untested" (which would seem to be a synonym for "I know it's broken
>but I sure as hell won't admit it!") and missing the head-amp /
>motor control PCB?
>classiccmp at philpem.me.uk
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