Re: SX-64 drive belt?

From: Francesco Messineo <>
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:46:15 +0200
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On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 9:39 AM, Julian Perry <> wrote:
> Aside from some very early IBM5160 full-height disk drives (?Tandon?) I've
> never seen a belt-driven PC drive.
> There are firms that make universal belts for turntables and the like, but
> the problem is that those tend to be too elastic for disk drives.

Yes, I've already ruled out turntables (and the like) belts since I
noticed that the original belt is not so elastic. I'll see if I can
clean the mechanics enough to prevent the original belt to slip.
The drive is working but not really in a reliable manner.

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