WTD: 8-inch floppy drive
henk.gooijen at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 2 13:11:10 CST 2011
From: "Al Kossow" <aek at bitsavers.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 02, 2011 7:56 PM
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Subject: Re: WTD: 8-inch floppy drive
> On 3/2/11 10:10 AM, nico wrote:
>> What is a typical sales price for a functioning 8" drive?
> How much would it cost to get one to Philip from where you are?
> I'll cover the cost up to $100 total.
$100? !!! Just an hour ago, I emailed Philip this:
> One of my "probably-never" projects is this 8" disk drive in a PDP-11
> simulation. It is a Tandon 848E, a "half-height" model.
> I also have that hard to find (?) 6-pin AMP power supply connector!
> I am in The Netherlands, so shipping would not be too expensive, but
> still something as the drive weighs a bit. I can take a few pictures of
> sides. The drive looks cosmetically very good, and AFAIK complete.
> Yes, I have to say "untested" ... but if you explain me how, I can do some
> simple tests here.
> I am not looking for $700, that is ridiculous. Not even $50 (would be nice
> though ...) Just make an offer. I seem to remember that I had a second
> one, in lesser shape.
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