IBM 9331-011 8" External Floppy Drive - eBay 183038271095

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Thu Feb 1 18:57:55 CST 2018

On 02/01/2018 03:40 PM, Terry Stewart via cctalk wrote:
>> but offers an adapter called an
>> FDADAP that
>> lets you connect a 50 pin 8" disk to the PC controller.  I have a couple
>> and they work great.
> I second that.  I've got one and works just as it should.
> Terry (Tez)

Exactly what does a FDADP do for *reading*?  Nothing that I can figure,
other than re-arrange the 50 line SA-800 interface to a 34-line SA-400 type.

For those drives that require RWC/TG40 signals, I agree that *writing*
may benefit from it.


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