Were you able to read the 6530? On Fri, 17 Jul 2015, William Levak wrote: > > > there is a program at: > > www.zimmers.net/anonftp/pub/cbm/firmware/drives/old > > that will read out the 6530 ROM. The comment has the device numbers > reversed. Since the program uses the controller's RAM to transfer the data, > it must be written out on a different drive. > > > On Wed, 15 Jul 2015, Ville Laustela wrote: > >> >> Hi. >> >> If it’s any help, I have an 8050 disk drive. Looking at my photos of >> it’s insides, it has Micropolis drives (”Micropolis Disk Storage Module >> Model No. 1006-II”) and the UK3 is 901483-03, dated 5081 (I think, the >> photo is rather fuzzy). The analog board has voltage regulators on the back >> corners. >> >> I don’t have a dump of the chip, but I could probably do that. How was it >> done on these RIOT chips again? Can I dump it’s contents over Zoomfloppy, >> or do I have to use an EPROM reader? >> >> — >> Ville L. >> >> >> >>> William Levak <wlevak@SDF.ORG> kirjoitti 15.7.2015 kello 17.57: >>> >>> >>> After comparing 8050 6530 images from several sources, I have several >>> discrepancies. >>> >>> I have two working drives with 6530 901483-03, date code 1882, with >>> Micropolis mechanisms. The ROM contents are the same as Martin's 901483-02 >>> and zimmers.net DOS 2.5 Tandon. >>> >>> Martin has a 901483-03 that is different then my 901483-03 and does not >>> match any other 6530 ROM image. >>> >>> At this point, more information is needed to resolve this. >>> >>> If you have an 8050 with DOS 2.5, check the 6530 at location UK3. If it >>> is 901483-02 or 901483-03, more information is needed. >>> >>> Compare the ROM image with that on zimmers.net. Is it the same or >>> different? What is the date code? What brand of drive mechanism? >>> >>> You cannot tell which drive mechanism you have from the front bezel. All >>> but the Micropolis Safari look the same. The analog board on top of drive >>> 0 is different. Tandon drives have two voltage regulators near the center >>> of the board. On all other models, the voltage regulators are on the back >>> corners. >>> >>> >>> email@example.com >>> SDF Public Access UNIX System - http://sdf.lonestar.org >>> >>> Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list >> >> >> Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list >> >> > > firstname.lastname@example.org > SDF Public Access UNIX System - http://sdf.lonestar.org email@example.com SDF Public Access UNIX System - http://sdf.lonestar.org Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2015-08-03 04:00:07
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