From: MagerValp (MagerValp_at_panini.cling.gu.se)
Date: 2005-06-17 14:23:28
>>>>> "ST" == Spiro Trikaliotis <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: WL> When floppy drives are shipped, they should have a floppy disk (or WL> equivalent retainer) latched in the drive, as it would be when in WL> use. This protects the mechanism from rough handling. ST> I knew this from 5 1/4" mechanics - that special paperback insert ST> which tries to keep the heads on track 1 (or 0) - but I've never ST> seen such a thing for a 3 1/2" drive, thus, I thought these were ST> not necessary there. IIRC, when I got my A500 in 1989, it came with a 2-3mm thick cardboard insert in the floppy drive. At least that's where I think that insert came from... -- ___ . . . . . + . . o _|___|_ + . + . + . Per Olofsson, arkadspelare o-o . . . o + MagerValp@cling.gu.se - + + . http://www.cling.gu.se/~cl3polof/ Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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