8 inch floppies

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Mon Dec 16 11:54:13 CST 2019

On 12/16/19 9:02 AM, Eric Dittman via cctalk wrote:
> I have two Aerocomp flippy drives.  They have two index sensors and
> two write protect sensors so the disk doesn't need to be punched.  They
> were in external cases with a system I bought and when I opened them for
> inspection before use I noticed the extra wires and sensors.

Probably few folks remember what a struggle it was to develop a
double-sided floppy drive.  It's not just a matter of two identical
heads, one on each surface...


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