re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Atari 800 Power Supply?
- I don't think winging it with power is a good idea...
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> From: "ExSlyder" <joprysko1@...>power on. Or in the case of the 1050 floppy drives, it would power on the
> Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2010 1:28 PM
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> Subject: [midatlanticretro] Re: Atari 800 Power Supply?
> Ahh, I wonder if that is why when I tried using a DC adapter it wouldn't
logic board, but not the motor (I guess they are using some kind of
rectifier to change from the 9VAC to 12VDC which usually powers the spindle
on a floppy drive.
>set of Creative Labs speakers, it's a good heavy duty supply, and since it
> Hmm.. would a 12VAC supply work do ya think? I have a one from my old
is using AC, it should work I think.
>not be working correctly anyway, but the motor will spin and the lights
> I will first try it on one of my 2 floppy drives, one of them seems to
will work. So I figure that would be a good guinea-pig.
> --- In email@example.com, "Curt @ Atari Museum" <curt@...>
> > Just be VERY careful in using P/S' on certain Atari products...
> > Most of the Home computer products use 9VAC - do NOT use a 9VDC power
> > supply!
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