At 04:14 PM 12/29/2004 -0500, Christopher Zach wrote:

>Yep, I have a pair of these with the controller, and all that. It's a neat
>Q-bus device; emulates 4 RK05's (2 on the fixed platter, 2 on the
>removable) and is pretty quick. THe pack is an RL01/02 physical media, but
>is formatted by the device (which BTW will make a RL01/02 pack useless for
>an RL01/02.
>I also have all the docs and build materials. Anyone interested?

Mildly, and I also get to central Mass sometimes. Does John's description
below sound like the
controller, or is a key componet missing?

Good to know docs exist somewhere... What a strange thing to have built!

>>I have a front-loader disk drive that someone gave me a while back,
>>which I don't need. I've never heard of it, it's a bit shorter than an RK05
>>(but about the same footprint) and has a Perkin-Elmer tag that calls it
>>an SF1221, and also a Plessey tag that says PMDD-11B. I have no packs
>>for it, and I don't know what kind of controller it needs -- there's a
>>dual-height paddle card but it doesn't have nearly enough stuff on it
>>to be a controller, but maybe the drive itself is smarter than it looks.

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