Re: 'Frankenstein' Disk Drives, Done Cheap

From: Jim Brain <>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 21:25:01 -0500
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On 4/25/2014 1:22 PM, Ingo Korb wrote:
> "smf" <> writes:
>> I guess commodore dropped the ball again as the 1571 connected to a
>> zoomfloppy can run really fast.
> As far as I can tell from occasional postings on various forums, the
> Zoomfloppy/1571 combination seems to suffer from reliability problems
> and the usual advice given is to use a very short, high quality
> cable. Therefore it appears that Commodore did not "drop the ball again"
> but instead chose reliability over speed, which most sane companies
> would do in this situation to reduce support costs and to avoid the
> impression that their products are unreliable.
> -ik
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We probably (if it's not an option already) should have an option for 
slowing down the SRQ transfer bit rate to create a "known good" transfer 
speed with flags to speed it up if it works.


Jim Brain

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