On Wed, 18 Mar 2015, email@example.com wrote: > > > On 2015-03-18 18:22, 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. >> >> PS I did try a mechanism from anothe 1581 and it does work. > > In addition to what's been said: if you get an el cheapo, broken Amiga 500 > (or 2000) with a working drive then you should be able to have a drop-in > replacement. The only caveat with that is that the button is too short. 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 listReceived on 2015-03-20 10:00:05
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