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

From: Professor Dredd (
Date: 2002-06-03 07:28:23

I've got a brown-box 1541 which came from the factory with Newtronics
mech and 1541C logic board. I think there may be many like this one
even though it's the only one I've seen like that. The story goes that
Commodore used whatever parts were cheapest at the time so...

--- Nicolas Welte <> wrote:
> Niklas Ramsberg wrote:
> > Are these drives common? I suspect they are. If any of you have any
> > 1541C drives, would you please look inside them and report your
> > findings back here?
> I have one with the short board, and one with the old longer board.
> Someone
> once told me that there's one way to tell from the outside which
> board is
> installed: the short board has a metal shield around the serial port
> connectors, the longer board has standard ports with black plastic.


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