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

Bill Gunshannon bill.gunshannon at
Thu Feb 1 20:09:36 CST 2018

On 02/01/2018 07:57 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> 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.

Well, it's a lot easier than hamburgering cable together.


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