Re: Extracting files off “unknown” 8 inch disks. Any thoughts…
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Thu Mar 23 18:01:48 CDT 2017
Are these dumb adapters that just convert 34 to 50 or do they so more then that? Thanks.
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From: Chuck Guzis via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Date: 3/23/17 1:59 PM (GMT-08:00)
To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
Subject: Re: Extracting files off “unknown” 8 inch disks. Any thoughts…
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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