Re: 1541 question (was Re: Catweasel)

From: Hársfalvi Levente (
Date: 2002-07-11 14:47:41


Nicolas Welte wrote:

> Half tracks
> are also said to be used as a copy protection (note that it is impossible to
> use both a full track and one or two of its adjacent half tracks, the
> previously written track would get overwritten because of the 40 track r/w
> head).

I seem to remember some book mentioning that it's actually possible to
read whole halftracks, even if there's also some information on the
adjacent halftracks. There were some rumours about a physically narrower
read head in the 1541s.


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