[Coco] FD-50x question

Mike Pepe lamune at doki-doki.net
Sat Aug 12 20:42:08 EDT 2006

Brian Blake wrote:
> Was playing with a TEAC FD-5gfr 1.2 MB today. This drive works well, as long as I'm not trying to read disks from other drives or read it's disks in other drives. No real surprise here...
>   I did notice that the original drive for my FD-501 has jumpers on the DS0 & DS1 spots. They are soldered in place and drive 0 & 1 show the same directories, etc...
>   I was able to use the TEAC as DS2 and even backed up Flightsim II (backup 0 to 2).

Do you mean that you have one drive that has DS0 and DS1 jumpers, or 
that you have two drives and one has DS0 and the other has DS1?

It sounds like you've got one drive with both jumpers installed, which 
doesn't make sense to me.

>   My question is (and I thin kI know the answer..) do I have to desolder the jumper from DS1 on the FD-501 drive to use it as 0 and the teac as 1?
>   Thanks,
>   Brian
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