On Sat, Jan 7, 2017 at 7:26 PM, <email@example.com> wrote: > >> On 2017-01-07, at 18:10, Francesco Messineo <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >> >> Oh, by the way, never stack the C64 over the 154I for a few hours... I >> had forgotten how hot that drive likes to live. > > Long ago I made a good use of an Atari ST and installed its internal switcher in place of the 1541 transformer, bypassing (actually removing) other hot suckers on the way. > > Once the transformer, the rectifiers and the voltage regulators are gone - you can stack whatever you want on it ;-) The drive merely gets warm. And a kid can easily hold it with one hand as a bonus ;-) > Oh yes sure! It makes much sense. I only have too many other things going on lately :) I would rather use my 1541-II if I could make the head contact pressure more reliable. It works for days, then it starts to get intermittent until I open it again and tweak the head assembly... F Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2017-01-07 19:01:22
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