Re: Commodore 65 and 1581 incompatibility

From: Ethan Dicks <>
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2015 17:06:23 -0500
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On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 11:48 AM,  <> wrote:
> Some drives work reliably only with its own formatted disks due to (mis)alignment so this is not a fully reliable method of checking the compatibility.

I have a pair of 1581 drives.  Each can format disks and read their
own files, but only one can read floppies made on other drives.
Someday, I'll get around to aligning the heads on the one (or
replacing the floppy mech).

Finding a 1581 power supply or two would probably make that project go faster.


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