RE: Help with a 8050 drive

From: Mark Zablocki (
Date: 2007-05-15 00:12:39

Hi Guys,
The only information on the box reads:
MODEL 47-7501 doubles sided / double density soft sectored, cert. 40 tracks
There is no 48 tpi DD, 96 tpi DD or 96 tpi HD listed.
> Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 12:43:46 -0400> From:> To:> Subject: Re: Help with a 8050 drive> > 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?> > >> > -ethan> > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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