Re: PET Shugart interface?

From: Martijn van Buul (
Date: 2000-04-17 10:54:27

Richard Atkinson wrote:
> Hello all. I don't usually write about PET subjects, but I received a PET
> today that caught my eye - on the front it says '3032' and 'professional
> computer' and on the back the serial label calls it a '2001-32'.

What a coincidence: I have such a machine standing on my desk.. The 3032
was a refurbished 2001-32 with a 'decent' keyboard for the European market.

> Anyway, it has a rather curious 34 way ribbon cable coming out of the side

That is where the internal expansion connector is. 

> and the machine came with a third party dual 5 1/4" disk drive using a 34 way
> IDC connector - which made me think - could this machine possibly have a
> Shugart interface inside?

Well, mine doesn't, so I guess it was a third-party enhancement.

> Has anyone else seen anything like this? I haven't opened the machine up
> yet.

It has the second PET board (The one with 4K roms, and 32 KB on board RAM,
internal tape connector has ID 2)

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