[Coco] Temp drives
cwgordon at charter.net
Fri Mar 25 10:10:34 EST 2005
Well, the cable has a twisted section for the first drive. Other than that,
there are no jumpers, switches, etc.
>From: coco-bounces at maltedmedia.com
>[mailto:coco-bounces at maltedmedia.com] On Behalf Of Robert Gault
>Sent: Friday, March 25, 2005 10:08 AM
>To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts
>Subject: Re: [Coco] Temp drives
>Should work. The only problem may be drive selection. Modern
>PC drives don't work the same way that older drives did. Now
>there may not be a dip switch for selecting the number of the
>drive as there had been; you may have to use the cable/pins.
>You may even have to twist some of the cable strands.
>I have a PC drive for drives #1,3 which is working without any
>modification of the Coco drive cable. I would have trouble
>making the drive work for #0,2.
>> I have a couple of bare 1.2Mb PC drives, a 2 drive cable,
>and a spare
>> power supply. If memory serves, I SHOULD be able to hook everything
>> up and make them work.
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