[sebhc] Re: Re-creating actual floppies from archive
ddl-cctech at danlan.com
Fri Mar 31 14:56:07 CST 2006
|>> The original cards had a timing problem; they worked with old parts,
|>> but then National "improved" the 8250... The newer chips didn't work
|>> reliably in the old card.
|Dan Lanciani wrote:
|> Did this happen with the H8's serial card as well?
|Probably, but the "new" 8250's didn't exist when the H8 was built so it
|was never a problem.
Hmm. But I bought the H8-4 a long time after I bought the H-8. (Actually,
I don't think the H8-4 was available initially.) So had H8-4 production
stopped before any of the "new" 8250s could have been shipped? It seems
too much of a conicidence that I had 3 out of 4 bad 8250s for some other
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