On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 11:13 AM, Gerrit Heitsch <email@example.com> wrote: > On 10/28/2016 09:22 AM, Baltissen, GJPAA (Ruud) wrote: >> >> Hallo Francesco, >> >> >>> a really badly abused and hopeless 1541 with a good mechanic... >> >> >> Isn't that a contradiction? >> >> I was more thinking in the line of a 1541 with a bad/unrepairable board. > > > Or find a 1541 with a broken R/W head. yes, that too... I'll place a search on a famous auction site if something pops up. In the meantime, I "reversed" the original belt, made a bit of cleaning again and tuned the motor driver to 367 Hz again. The belt in the original side was not even able to turn the floppy when inserted, reversing the side helped a lot. It now reads most of my floppies and can write/format new ones without troubles. The original side of the belt probably lost all the "grip" material by slipping for ages. Frank Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2016-10-28 10:01:00
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