Writing 8" floppies with SuperCard Pro

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Wed Aug 12 18:21:12 CDT 2015

On 08/12/2015 02:22 PM, Eric Smith wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 2:26 PM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at sydex.com>
> wrote:
>> ...and others, such as the Siemens FDD-100 (single sided) will
>> output an "illegal medium" signal if double-sded floppies are
>> inserted.
> Interesting. I think the single-sided drives I've dealt with just
> never assert READY, because they don't have a sensor at the index
> position of a double-sided medium.

I could have that reversed--and that SS media in the FDD-200 would cause 
an "illegal media" signal to be asserted, but it's odd either way.
I'll have to check bitsavers when I get time.


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