>> 1571s used a leaf spring suspension for the upper read/write head that >> will tear and thus not put proper tension on the disk to read. >> Especially this happened when the drives were left open (spring up) no >> disk in the drive! >So true. Do you know of any easy fix for this? >Or does someone know >someone who works at a facility that could manufacture those springs for >next to nothing? :-) Metal parts are difficult to repair, especially >springs. No, but I've seen some PC 360k drives have similar head assemblied and even connectors. I tend to put these ones up in the loft in case I'm desparate enough to have to try swapping heading assemblies from the PC to a 1571. The 1.2MB heads would probably not work because of the smaller write gap that seems to cause problems on a PC let alone a 1571. PLEASE TAKE NOTE: The contents of this email (including any attachments) may be privileged and confidential. Any unauthorised use of the contents is expressly prohibited. If you have received this email in error, please advise us immediately (you can contact us by telephone on +61 8 9441 2311 by reverse charge) and then permanently delete this email together with any attachments. We appreciate your co-operation. Whilst Orbital endeavours to take reasonable care to ensure that this email and any attachments are free from viruses or other defects, Orbital does not represent or warrant that such is explicitly the case (C) 2000: Orbital Engine Company (Australia) PTY LTD and its affiliates Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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