Re: CBM900 hard disk timeout

From: MikeS <>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:35:09 -0400
Message-ID: <BC3791DF8481468C9A41BF5D2BBA6137@310e2>
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michał Pleban" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, August 09, 2014 2:15 PM
Subject: CBM900 hard disk timeout

> Hello!
> * The drive is partially dead. I guess timeout issues would rather
> indicate errors on the PCB and not the drive mechanics. On the other
> hand, the drive is able to perform self-test and flash the LED, so at
> least it must be partially working. Maybe some chips related to the MFM
> interface are dead. Exchaning the PCB with another Miniscribe 3425 mught
> help here. If MikeS' offer to do that still stands, I would be glad to
> take it.

Send me your address privately.


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