Re: Help with a 8050 drive

From: Ethan Dicks (
Date: 2007-05-14 18:43:46

On 5/14/07, Anders Carlsson <> wrote:
> Hello,
> Athana is a manufacturer of magnetic media, and are one of few who still
> manufacture brand new 5.25" floppies, among other media. As you can see from
> the link below, they offer both 48 tpi DD, 96 tpi DD and 96 tpi HD. I'd bet
> that Mark bought the 96 tpi DD variant, as it is preferred for use with
> 8050/8250 disk drives.

When trying to help a user with problems when I can't see the
hardware, I don't like to "bet" - I want to _know_ that he bought the
96tpi DD media, not assume.

Mark, can you let us know what type of diskettes you have?



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