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    Chuck, you think this drive should be a double...

    Chuck, you think this drive should be a double sided drive ? I wouldn't doubt it. This would lead me to believe that a head has failed and that someone not only removed the faulty head, but went...
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    Thanks again all for the help !! I am assuming...

    Thanks again all for the help !! I am assuming because I fully dissembled the floppy drive and reassembled it again, the head did not align to track 0. All I did was format a disk as 180K in a known...
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    Holy crap. That was easy. I just played around...

    Holy crap. That was easy. I just played around with the screw and now the drive can read disks from other drives !!

    But Chuck, those instructions didn't work. Well, I mean it did copy those files...
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    Also, I was able to format a disk and...

    Also, I was able to format a disk and successfully read it with the same drive but get sector not found errors on other machines. Looks like I will need to somehow align the head. Anyone have any...
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    Thanks Chuck !! That worked ! I was able to copy...

    Thanks Chuck !! That worked ! I was able to copy those files without a hiccup. However, my floppy didn't boot. :( I need to disassemble the floppy drive again and see what's going on with it. I...
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    Good point Chuck. It wasn't that I wanted to. It...

    Good point Chuck. It wasn't that I wanted to. It was that I assumed it was possible with 6.22.



    This is actually a 360K drive. I am using this drive to make a bootable 180K floppy for the...
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    omg, I had the drive cables upside down !! LOL !!...

    omg, I had the drive cables upside down !! LOL !! Stupid. It's formatting now ...

    Too much Bourbon tonight boys !!
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    ST-225 Drive Low Level Format Error 40

    Greetings All !!

    I just received my backup ST-225 drive for my 5150 from a seller on eBay today claiming that the drive works. Unfortunately, I am getting a seek error 40 after trying a low level...
  9. Nice collection !! I Don't see any CP/M...

    Nice collection !!

    I Don't see any CP/M machines ? I think you need few. Totally different animal and really fun to work on. I think you would like them if you're into DOS machines.
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    Hey guys, sorry for the delay. I finally had some...

    Hey guys, sorry for the delay. I finally had some time to try out all of your suggestions. Here are the results:



    I think you meant to type SYS A: and not SYS C: as that would of copied the...
  11. Thanks ! I think Chuck was correct about trying a...

    Thanks ! I think Chuck was correct about trying a few more LLF passes. I tried one last time. It rebooted when it was complete and the 1701 error was gone.
  12. Well, I actually tried FDISK again,...

    Well, I actually tried FDISK again, deleted/created a partition and after it rebooted, I was able to successfully preform a high level format and transfer system files over. I am happy to report I...
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    I did a full restoration of this drive and...

    I did a full restoration of this drive and indeed, there is only one head on the bottom. If the top head was missing, there would be an empty space but there isn't. Check out the pics. Only one...
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    lol, I was thinking the same thing Chuck after I...

    lol, I was thinking the same thing Chuck after I posted the model number that the 2 designated the number of heads. I assure you that I do have a label on the drive "TM-100-2A" and a date of 1984....
  16. Guys, thanks for all your suggestions ! It is...

    Guys, thanks for all your suggestions ! It is very much appreciated !! Just when I was about to give up, I did try 1 more time to do another low level format and this time, when she rebooted, I did...
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    Thank you for the reply. I actually have tried...

    Thank you for the reply. I actually have tried that with DOS 6.22 but the system files will not fit on as 180K is too small. The only other system I have with a 5.25 floppy drive is an IBM 5155...
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    IBM Tandon TM100-2A Floppy Drive Format ?

    Greetings all,

    I just finished restoring/rebuilding an IBM Tandon TM100-2A 5.25 floppy drive and would like to test this drive in an IBM 5150. This is the only drive installed currently. This is a...
  19. [Guys, thanks for the replies !! Thanks...

    [Guys, thanks for the replies !!



    Thanks modem7, I did select 'y' for 'dynamic' configuration and typed in the drive specs. I believe I also tried selecting 'no' and also needed to type in...
  20. Thanks for the reply SomeGuy. I have never...

    Thanks for the reply SomeGuy.

    I have never seen this drive in action. I received it like this but without the 1701 error. It's very well possible that this drive hasn't been used in 30 years as I...
  21. 1701 POST error after Low Level Format of a ST-225

    Greetings all,

    I am trying to get my ST-225 MFM hard drive working with my IBM 5150 that I just received. After the 5150 POSTs, it would not boot from the hard drive. I would get error "Operating...
  22. Awesome ! Thank you !! Looks like they kept the...

    Awesome ! Thank you !! Looks like they kept the monitor schematic in English.
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    lol - good one !

    lol - good one !
  24. Osborne Executive Monitor Schematic Needed - Zenith DT4 7

    Greetings - I am looking for a schematic for the 7" CRT monitor that's in an Osborne Executive. I thought I have found one online not to long ago but I can not locate it anymore. All that turns up is...
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    Well, eBay just game me a full refund without me...

    Well, eBay just game me a full refund without me saying anything. Their reason is that the seller couldn't provide a tracking number which I find strange as a reason. I have purchased plenty of...
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