Christer Palm wrote: > > Nicolas Welte wrote: > > > > I tested this program for Jochen a while ago, and it worked well on my 1571. > > The reason why some tracks can't be read is that the head on the second side > > is set off by a few tracks against the head on the first side, and the > > mechanical stop prevents the head to go to these tracks. > > > > That sounds very strange! I always thought the CBM drives used standard > "off-the-shelf" drive mechs. Or does standard mechs also have this > offset? 5 40-track tracks sound like a pretty big offset. I just had a look at an old mech, and the upper and lower track are offset by about 2mm, maybe a little more. This would make, with 48tpi, about 3.7 tracks. After all, 40 tracks at 48tpi are only .83 inch or 21.2mm. Nicolas Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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