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August 28th, 2006, 07:37 AM
My XT has a half-height 360kB 5.25" floppy in the left-hand bay, and a blanking panel in the top. I've just tested a spare 3.5" 1.44MB floppy drive in the machine under DOS 3.3, and it works fine on 720kB disks!

However, there are no mounts for the upper drive, I read somewhere IBM offered a mounting kit that enabled you to install two drives. Anyone got a picture of how it looked so I can make one? :)

August 29th, 2006, 02:25 AM
Here is what they look like

August 29th, 2006, 07:33 AM
Perfect, thanks :D

August 29th, 2006, 07:38 AM
Uhh... just thought... I don't suppose you could give me height/width dimensions? Ta! :D

August 30th, 2006, 03:54 AM
Length = 140mm,
Height (tallest part) = 83mm
Height (shortest part) = 73mm

The 140mm length is made up of:
30mm, then 10mm hole, then 70mm, then 10mm hole, then 20mm.

The 73mm height is made up of (from bottom to top):
8mm, then 5mm hole, then 7mm, then 5mm hole, then 26mm, then 5mm hole, then 7mm, then 5mm hole, then 5mm.