This is what I did with my 1581's: http://pix.jbevren.net/v/e/1851pc/ Bear in mind that the eject button won't line up with the 1581 faceplate. I just have mine carefully packed away. -David On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 3:17 PM, MikeS <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Issue 25, p. 20. > > Tnx, gene! > > m > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "geneb" <email@example.com> > To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Sent: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 1:34 PM > Subject: Re: Replacement drive mechanism for 1581 > > > > On Wed, 18 Mar 2015, William Levak wrote: >> >> >>> The drive mechanism for my 1581 has stopped >>> working. It was a Chinon F-354E. I tried a >>> Chinon FZ-357 as a replacement. I could not >>> get it to work, even though I tried all the >>> jumper variations that seemed reasonable. I >>> also have a Newtronics D359T3 and a Teac >>> FD-235HF, but their jumpers are not marked, and >>> I don't know how to set them. >>> >>> I know these are HD drives, but they should >>> also be able to work in DD mode. >>> >>> William, there's an issue of Commodore World >> that contains an article on what you need to do >> in order to use an HD mech in a 1581. >> Unfortunately, I don't recall which issue it is. >> The good news is that the IA has all of them >> scanned and online. >> >> https://archive.org/details/commodore-world >> >> g. >> >> >> -- >> Proud owner of F-15C 80-0007 >> http://www.f15sim.com - The only one of its >> kind. >> http://www.diy-cockpits.org/coll - Go Collimated >> or Go Home. >> Some people collect things for a hobby. Geeks >> collect hobbies. >> >> ScarletDME - The red hot Data Management >> Environment >> A Multi-Value database for the masses, not the >> classes. >> http://scarlet.deltasoft.com - Get it _today_! >> >> Message was sent through the cbm-hackers >> mailing list >> > > > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2015-03-18 23:00:05
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