[sebhc] Re: Re-creating actual floppies from archive

Dan Lanciani ddl-cctech at danlan.com
Sat Apr 1 14:32:31 CST 2006

|No telling how long these sat in the stock room before they were sold.

Sure, but if they didn't have the "new" parts and they didn't have the
same problem then there has to be a different yet similar problem.  Seems
like too much of a coincidence. :)

|What was the problem with these anyway?

It's been long enough that I don't remember the exact details.  I think
they worked fine at first but then locked up after passing some amount of

|I do know that the boards
|with the combination cassette/serial had problems of slow opto-isolators
|and may not run at the higher baud rates.

I had no problems with the H8-5, but then I was using it with a 300 baud
ASR33 teletype...

|Is it a race problem or a glitch problem?

I don't know.  I was hoping that the original poster could expand on
either the problem or the time line to see how it wouldn't affect the

				Dan Lanciani
				ddl at danlan.*com
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