On 09/14/2014 07:35 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > On 2014-09-14 at 17:34:18, Gerrit Heitsch (email@example.com) 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. > > It's probably the other way around as those I have here are direct driven and the disk doesn't pop out. Check the mechanism then, might have gotten stuck. >> You can replace one with the other, but you need to move the bezel as >> well for everything to fit. > > Meaning CBM had to design *two* different bezels.. They did... I once had to take 2 defective 1541-II and make one working one out of them. That's when I noticed it. > I need to dig deeper then - maybe I can find a belt-driven one and compare. If I don't find - then I'll ask for a hi-res picture of the belt-driven one. The belt driven one looks to me like the one used in the 1541C, just with a different bezel and different wiring. Gerrit Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2014-09-14 19:00:33
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