[Coco] a disk drive question
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Fri Sep 10 10:44:00 EDT 2010
and all but the FD-502 were single sided. Even though the FD-502 drive
system was 40TDSDD, DECB only makes use of it as 35TSSDD.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bruce W. Calkins" <brucewcalkins at charter.net>
To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Friday, September 10, 2010 9:14 AM
Subject: Re: [Coco] a disk drive question
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "123xyz"
>> is the fd-500 drive a 35 or 40 track system, did they use single or
>> double sided drives
> ALL Tandy and Radio Shack half height drives for the CoCo were 40 track
> drives. There may have been a few early full height 35 track drives used
> on the CoCos, but those were rare. In short most drives available labeled
> for the CoCo were 40 track.
> Bruce W.
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