Hi!, http://retrotechnology.com/herbs_stuff/clean_disks.html Our disks seem to hit the age... I archived some boxes of disks a couple of months ago and had to clean the head between practically every takes. Unfortunately I can't already remember how to disassemble the '118. (Haven't done so in the last probably two decades.) Best regards, Levente On 2015-07-14 22:28, Peter Krefting wrote: > Trying again, as the mail server rejected my first attempt: > > Hi! > > I sat down copying disks yesterday evening, using my Oceanic drive > and a ZoomFloppy cable. After copying 40 or so disks, I ended up with > one that was unreadable and had the read head "bump" a lot. I aborted > the read, but after that I am unable to read any disks. It just "bumps" > a bit and returns a 74 "drive not ready" error. > > I tried opening it to see if it got stuck, but I only get to the PCB > side, and haven't quite figured out how to get to the head to check it. > What should I look for? Is there a software way to force it to unlock? > Have I forever destroyed the drive? > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2015-07-14 23:00:07
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