Writing 8" floppies with SuperCard Pro

Christian Corti cc at informatik.uni-stuttgart.de
Wed Aug 12 04:05:18 CDT 2015

On Tue, 11 Aug 2015, Jay Jaeger wrote:
> Aside from the write pre-comp thing which you seem to have in hand  (and
> which is generally handled by the *drive*, not the controller, i.e., the
> bit timing from the controller does not change, as far as I know), one

Au contraire.
Write precompensation is entirely handled by the controller. 
The drive has absolutely no idea of what it records or reads.
(We're talking about floppy disk drives, not intelligent hard disks with 
integrated encoder/decoder and PLL like SMD or ESDI)


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