Re: 1541-II mechanisms

From: Gerrit Heitsch <>
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:33:35 +0200
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On 09/14/2014 04:57 PM, Julian Perry wrote:
> Hello Silverdr,
> Monday, September 15, 2014, 12:55:21 AM, you wrote:
>> Do we know exactly what all types of mechanisms the 1541-IIs were
>> equipped with? Were there more than one type (as with the older 1541s)?
> I believe there were at least two - one direct drive, the other
> belt-driven.

Yes, I have one of each. The belt driven one is Newtronics/Mitsumi, the 
direct drive is Chinon. The latter is the one where the disk pops out a 
bit when unlocking the drive.

You can replace one with the other, but you need to move the bezel as 
well for everything to fit.


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