Re: Replacement drive mechanism for 1581

From: geneb <>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:14:08 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <>
On Tue, 23 Aug 2016, wrote:

>> On 2016-08-23, at 18:27, Mike Stein <> wrote:
>> Nevertheless, in the 1581 pin 10 is grounded while pin 12 is NC, which does suggest that the 1581's drive should probably be set to DS0...
> Not "probably". I recall that months ago already I wrote in this very 
> thread that internal Amiga 500 drive is a direct, drop-in replacement. 
> Those are set as DS0 too.

Yep.  I've robbed drive mechs out of Amiga 1010(?) external drives to use 
in 1581s.  There's two different mechs, but only one of them aligns 
properly in the 1581 chassis.  (I think the eject button is off by a 
little bit - it's been years since I messed with it though.)


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