Re: 1570 drive

From: Oliver Klee (
Date: 1998-10-05 20:22:33

On Mon, 5 Oct 1998, Richard Atkinson wrote:

> C64 and a 1570 for 4 english pounds. This is a most bizarre drive! I can't
> work out why it exists. It's exactly as reported on Cameron Kaiser's
> Secret Weapons page, so look there for the weird and wonderful details,
> but my question is this: why did Commodore make the thing at all? It can't

They wanted to release the 1571 in the first place but had problems
getting it finished in time. So they released a "crippled" version with
only one head in a 1541 casing first.


Odi/Smash Designs

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