[Coco] TEAC FD55-E speed adjustment

James Hrubik jimhrubik at earthlink.net
Mon Feb 13 11:41:44 EST 2006

Gene, is it going to make a difference if the flourescent is running  
under 50hZ or 60hZ AC?  I was under the impression that the frequency  
of the AC was the determining factor in the strobe effect of the light.

On Feb 13, 2006, at 11:29 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:

> On Monday 13 February 2006 04:40, Torsten Dittel wrote:
>> Does anyone know how to adjust the speed of the TEAC FD55-E drives
>> (that's a 1-side 80track 360KB 5.25" drive? There are two pots,  
>> one of
>> them on the motor's PCB, I guess it's that one but I need to have  
>> this
>> confirmed by someone who knows...
> Does it have the strobe pattern on the bottom of the spindle?  Thats
> easily watched under a flourescent light, when it stands still rather
> than creeping on direction or the other, you have the right speed.
> Adjust the pot on the motor pcb for effect after noting where it is in
> case its not the right pot.
>> Thanks!
>> Torsten
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