Re: [midatlanticretro] May 18th-19th event
- On 04/26/2013 09:15 PM, David Riley wrote:
>> I new the TS were different but haven't actually used one. I am familiarIt is indeed a re-badged Dilog board. If I'm not mistaken, it's a DQ132.
>> with the nickname TS drives had or was that just for particular models? I
>> have a servo Emerald Systems/Qualstar but I haven't had to do much with it.
> I don't know about any other TS drives (if there were any, even), but
> the TS05 is a straight-up Cipher F880, and the TSV05 controller card
> is a pretty straightforward QBUS Pertec controller (I seem to remember
> hearing it was a rebadged Dilog design, but I wouldn't swear to it).
> It's register-compatible with the TS11 controller, with I think a few
> enhancements to it.
> I know at least some of the members on this list can write -11I can, and will try to come. Dave G sounds like more of a definite though.
> bootable 9-tracks, but I don't know if they're coming. I forgot to
> specify 1600 BPI; that would be ideal. The drive theoretically
> does 800, but I've never tried it, and it doesn't support the
> non-standard 3200 BPI that some of the real F880s did.
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
- *sigh* Looks like I forgot a commitment I had on the 18th. So, looks like I'll be there the 19th, then. That might work out a bit better, though, since I can be there early-ish (about 9 AM?) on the 19th and it sounds like a lot of folks will already be there.