On Sat, Jun 2, 2018 at 7:37 PM, Alan Frisbie <Flash688 at flying-disk.com> wrote:
Tony Duell <ard.p850ug1 at gmail.com> wrote:
8085 CFE loaded the microcode.
Loaded from a TU58 cartridge, which is the main reason my 11/730 is not
running at the moment. The hardware is fine, I've rebuilt the drive
but as yet don't have a readable tape (not even blank, to write the
I'm pretty sure that I have a complete set of 11/730 TU58 tapes in
my storage unit. I might even have some brand new tapes. If I
can find them, I would be happy to send them to you. They have
been sitting in storage for probably 20 years, so there are no
guarantee that they are readable.
Thanks... I will certanly give them a go. I am pretty sure the problem
I am having is the tape, I get a low (and varying) amplitude signal at
the output of the read amplifier, it varies with different tapes, and it's
much the same both on the drive in the 11/730 and a standalone
TU58 I have.
You do realise that I am across the Pond, I hope :-). I am happy to
cover postage and packing expenses, of course.
I'm cleaning out the storage unit right now, in
moving, so I'll keep an eye out for them.
When I moved house 3.5 years ago, it took _5_ large removal
lorries to carry everything. Oh well...