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Old 25 July 2011, 02:30   #70
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Originally Posted by mr.vince View Post
Would have to take a look, but afaik 360KB is 40 tracks and a bigger head... Which in this case would mean you could of course make it work in 360K only, but you can't get the bigger head. Again, have to check. Late.
Damn, I didn't think that in "1.2MB" mode the drive uses 80 tracks... and when they are in "360KB" mode they are using double stepping of the head.
So you're right, these HD drives have smaller heads than DD 40-tracks ones .
Will this make a big difference during floppy reading? Or is it really important during writing only?
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