Micropolis 1525 stuck heads
healyzh at avanthar.com
Sun Sep 19 21:18:19 CDT 2021
20+ years ago, I remember people talking about disassembling these to fix the issue. I’ve never tried. Though I have one or two that might benefit from is. If the CLASSICCMP archives from ’97-2000 are online, I’d recommend running a search against them.
> On Sep 19, 2021, at 3:58 PM, Chris Zach via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> Ok, so out of the basement came a Micrapolis 1325 (the old Dec RD53 disk) with what appears to be stuck heads. Rotor tries to move under power but can only take out slack. Will move backwards a bit.
> Is this stuck head, and what would be the best way to free it? The reason I'm asking is this disk had a SA1000 adapter mounted under it so I am pretty sure it was a PERQ disk. Which means data may be priceless. And of course it's stuck.
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