WTD: 8-inch floppy drive

Tony Duell ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Wed Mar 2 13:14:47 CST 2011

> controller, since it uses an AC motor.  If you spend time looking for an 
> SA801 with an intact spindle motor controller, you'll be looking for a 
> very long time.

I have this crazy idea to make a crystal-controllerd oscillator to drive the 
spindle motor (much on the lines that Philip (?) suggested, a pseudo-sine 
wave oscillator driving a power amplifier and step-up transformer) just 
so I can say I have an SA801 with a spindle motor controller :-)


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