RE: Help with a 8050 drive

From: Mark Zablocki (
Date: 2007-05-14 03:10:17

Hi Bill,
I'm using a Commodore 8032. I was told that the 8050 was designed to work with the 8032.
> Date: Sun, 13 May 2007 20:54:06 -0400> To:> From:> Subject: Re: Help with a 8050 drive> > At 09:20 PM 5/13/2007 +0000, you wrote:> > >Hello,> >> >Could someone help me with a malfunctioning CBM 8050 disk drive?> >> >The drive won't HEADER a disk or perform a DIRECTORY command. When these > >commands are given, the drive appears to be functioning normally. You can > >hear the heads moving as though the drive is working. But, when the > >command is complete, nothing has changed. With the HEADER command, the > >drive displays a "bad disk" error and that is all. The disk is not > >headered. The DIRECTORY command does not list the directory.> >> >Any help to repair the drive and to find parts is greatly appreciated.> >> >Also, I am looking for someone in the United States and Canada who still > >repairs Commodore PET hardware. Any recommendations would be much appreciated.> >> >Thanks!> >> >Mark> > > Mark,> What kind of computer are y!
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