[Coco] Help Multi- Pack connections

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Sun Jan 20 17:59:28 EST 2008

On Sunday 20 January 2008, John T Chasteen wrote:
>Good Afternoon Coco Friends
>I just found several pieces of coco gear and want too hook the system
>together but I am gripped with fear.
>If I let the "White smoke out of a piece of equipment, I won't be able to
>put it back in.
The 'top' of the controller will face the rear of the MPI.

>I want to plug the J & M floppy drive  controller into the multi- pack
>but I don't know which way to
>plug.  Is pin one ( 1 ) on the side closest to the coco3 ? The "RED"
>stripe on the ribbon cable  on
>the left side as I look at the front of the J & M controller unit.

If you plug the 34 pin floppy drive cable on backwards, all the drive access 
leds will come on as soon as you power up, but there will not be any other 

>I wanted to avoid removing the cover from the FD controller.
>Thanks for your help.
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>Coco at maltedmedia.com

Cheers, Gene
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