Re: CBM 8280

From: William Levak (
Date: 1999-09-01 05:14:59

> At one time there were disks that were only coated on one side, they are
> rare collector's items now.
> Commodore in their Disk System User Reference Guide (182) says: Any
> 'soft-sector' single-density or double-density certified diskette will
> work well with Commodore disk units. However, for the 8050 and 8250 disk
> units, double-density diskettes are recommended.

I at one time had a memo from Commodore (long since lost) that Commodore's
double density drives were actually Quad Density and Quad Density disks
should be used in them.  I don' t know of anyone who actually did that.

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