< Which brings me to my question, I went ahead and plugged the TU-58 drive
< in to see if they would give any indication of life. Not a thing. Do t
< have to be plugged into the line (serial I think), or have a tape in the
< before they will show any signs of life?
One thing to check first. Has the drive roller turned to goo? the tend
to age badly and turn into a sticky mess. I have a fix however.
If that is ok with the cover off whatch the action of the led on the
controller board. If show activity all is good.
generally, if the drive roller is good you can count on the rest.
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