Re: Extracting files off “unknown” 8 inch disks. Any thoughts…

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Thu Mar 23 15:59:13 CDT 2017

On 03/23/2017 01:32 PM, Mike Stein via cctalk wrote:

> I was just going to suggest the same thing, but I see you (Tez) are 
> going the FDADAP route; more convenient for sure.
> But the majority of the 34- and 50-pin signals actually line up 1 to
>  1 when aligned pin 34 to pin 50; as a matter of fact I have a system
> that uses the same 34-pin cable to connect to both, with just a
> jumper or two to select 5 or 8" (the index signal is one IIRC).

I've still got a couple of the Microsolutions "adapter cards" with 50-
and 34-pin headers.   They work in reverse as well.


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