Christian Corti cc at
Tue Feb 2 02:44:53 CST 2021

On Mon, 1 Feb 2021, Fred Cisin wrote:
> If you are READing 8" disks, and ONLY READing, then you can get away with a 
> simpler caable.  The main time that you might need the fdadap is for TG43 for 
> writing.  But, the fdadap is a convenient way to not have to make a cable.

You only need the TG43 signal for old drives. All the 8" drives that I 
use with a PC or BeagleBone (with a modified mfmreader software) don't 
need this signal.


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