On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 10:14 PM, Mark D. Overholser
On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 9:22 AM, Mark D. Overholser
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Precise Marking and Before and After Pictures...
I have been very curious to know what, "The solution was to optimize
the analog electronics, tighten up the drive adjustment procedures
and build some test fixtures to make adjustments reasonable to do in
I remember reading the story years ago how Shugart had given Apple
some of their "subpar" drives - funny.
I wonder if Shugart #1 ) Had "trouble" figure out what was wrong with
them, or #2 ) If they were just So Busy making new product, they
didn't have time to figure out "what was up" with the Sub Standard
At my Employer, we had a period of time, about 5 years ago, where
units that couldn't Quickly be Fixed, after Failing during Production
Testing, went into a Big Box... It was only last year that our one
Tech started Digging Through that box and Fixing them... He had
about Three of Four years experience with our products at that
point... So I can see Shugart with Option #2...
modified. I don't know if they are "Alps" drives you mentioned? There
is no labeling. It's on the thread where I posted ADTPRO40T.DSK
file. Are Alps drives labeled as Alps ?