Re: SFD-1001 disk mechanisms?

From: Christian Stich (
Date: 2002-03-04 02:52:15

Just checked the drive mechanism in one of my SFD-1001.  It also says
Btw. I could use one or two as spares for my SFD-1001 and 8250LP drives.
Are you interested in selling any?

At 01:17 3/4/2002 +0000, you wrote:
>Hi all. I have just acquired (well, paid for) a small quantity of unused
>Matsushita 5 1/4" disk drive mechanisms. They came from a source with a
>history of CBM involvement so I suspect they may be replacements for
>Commodore drives; however I do not recognise them from any of the serial
>or TCBM ranges. I think they're double sided drives from the number of
>bundles going to the head assembly.
>There was talk of SFD-1001s here a while ago, so I was wondering whether
>anyone could tell me if these are the mechanisms used in SFD-1001s. There
>is "JU-570-2" on a label on the back of the mechanism and there is another
>label on the platter on the underside of the mechanism which says "TYPE
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