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Online Alex Eisenhut

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Q for users of single-sided 5.25" drives
« on: December 30, 2021, 01:56:51 pm »
Has anyone, ever, in the history of computing, replaced the pressure pad inside the mechanism?
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Re: Q for users of single-sided 5.25" drives
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2022, 02:22:31 pm »
I have on an old HP 8" drive, but not a 5.25" .
 

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Re: Q for users of single-sided 5.25" drives
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2022, 09:58:04 pm »
Nope.  Although granted I haven't used a single sided 5.25" drive since the Osborne 1 was only completely obsolete rather than vintage.
 

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Re: Q for users of single-sided 5.25" drives
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2022, 07:29:02 pm »
Thanks. It's just one of those weird idle questions that pop into my mind from time to time.
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