Re:Re: Your 1541C might be a regular 1541 (gasp!)

From: Niklas Ramsberg (
Date: 2002-06-02 20:11:16

"Raymond C. Bryan" <> wrote on 2002-06-02 19:48:46:

>I have had all sorts of 1541 drives to repair over the years and I 
>say that I have seen many of the cream cases with the Mid-long boards 
>in them.  I think that Commodore had production problems and shipped 
>with the long boards because they lots of those and fewer of the 
>short boards than demand from buyers.

That would be my guess too.

> (All the Long-long boards I 
>would classify as 1540/41 drives in the White cases.)

I have a white VC1541 with the not-so-long board. Is this also common?
Btw, this one's broken. It powers on OK (goes through the startup 
procedure), but the computer can't load from it. It just says SEARCHING 
FOR X, but the drive does nothing. Any ideas what might be wrong?


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