Wouldn't it be easier to change it to device 9? That was what I did to play nicer with my 1541U. Justin > On Sep 5, 2015, at 09:28, Pete Rittwage <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > Be aware this hack does not make the drive completely invisible. Many > fastloaders (speeders) will not work with the other lines still connected. > > When I made a switchbox, I had to switch all 3 main lines to make it > compatible (DATA, ATN, and CLOCK). Leaving SRQ connected might be a > problem also, but I'm not generally a 128 guy. > > -Pete > > >> At 09:00 PM 9/3/2015, you wrote: >> >> http://alanger.net/comm/misc/big_page.html >> >> >>> Hi if I remember right the European 128D is different than the U.S. made >>> 128DCR, but maybe some >>> things are similar. >>> >>> I have 3 128DCR's and they all had the same problem. >>> There was a guy in the U.S. Al Anger that did a hack years ago, what this >>> does is you cut one trace and >>> solder onto the pad of the cut trace and 2 other traces you solder wires >>> onto, on the other end of these wires you solder the wires to a simple >>> OFF/ON toggle switch. This totally disables the internal 1571 >>> controller board, but the usual IEC serial port is not affected and you >>> can >>> then use Device#8 since the internal 1571 ties this up (really >>> frustrating). >>> But Im not sure if the Plastic European 128D internal 1571 >>> circuit is on a separate board or on the Motherboard? I think Al was >>> doing >>> this on a 128DCR, but I can >>> find out if he included the European model. >>> I did this hack to one of my 128DCR's and the annoying problem of disks >>> has >>> gone away and the only real >>> solution I can think of. I will look for the paper for this hack and >>> post >>> again. >>> >>> >>> >>> -- >>> View this message in context: >>> http://cbm-hackers.2304266.n4.nabble.com/C128D-1571-issue-tp4660228p4660294.html >>> Sent from the cbm-hackers mailing list archive at Nabble.com. >>> >>> Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list >> >> --- >> WWW: http://www.commodoredungeon.com >> >> QUOTE : "A Clean bench is a sign of a weak mind." >> >> >> 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 list
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