Olivetti 3MB ST506-interface drive?

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Sun Mar 13 15:12:08 CDT 2016

On 03/13/2016 12:38 PM, Jules Richardson wrote:

> These 3MB ones were definitely Olivetti - this was from an ex-Acorn
> employee who worked on the drive project. 3MB to 20MB seems a big
> jump - but it makes me wonder if they were working with drives that
> had three surfaces masked out due to manufacturing defects; one
> surface would be 5MB, and going from 3MB per surface in a
> pre-production drive to 5MB in

Do you have a part number for the Olivetti drive?  I think that taking a 
10MB drive and downgrading it to a 3MB one wouldn't be a paying venture.


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