26260Re: [midatlanticretro] Coleco Adam Advice
- Jun 14 8:14 PM--- On Thu, 6/14/12, joshbensadon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am a little curiousWhich is why you have to copy both sides. I guess I forgot to mention it... this is why it's important to use a dual cassette machine, so when you stop, it stops both decks at the same time, flip both tapes over, and do the back too. If the machine keeps going a bit on the B deck when the A tape ends, then you kind of have to watch it and stop it as the real data pack gets to the leader.
> about the head? It looks like it covers both sides of
> the tape. But that contradicts what you said about
> copying a data pack on a regular dual tape deck.
Done correctly, it *does* work.
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