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by rcaputo
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Dumping
Topic: Dumping flippy in non-flippy drive using fewer than 2 passes?
Replies: 4
Views: 608

Re: Dumping flippy in non-flippy drive using fewer than 2 passes?

Thanks for the response and the good advice. You're right; I meant "jacket" not "sleeve". I feel like the main question wasn't answered. I probably asked it poorly. Assuming a modded drive is out of the question... If the first dump is two-sided, could I get away with only dumping 16 more tracks aft...
by rcaputo
Tue Oct 23, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: Dumping
Topic: Dumping flippy in non-flippy drive using fewer than 2 passes?
Replies: 4
Views: 608

Dumping flippy in non-flippy drive using fewer than 2 passes?

I have some fragile Apple DOS 3.3 diskettes that I may try to dump in a non-modded drive. It seems like I should be able to minimize a donut's spindle time by dumping it in flippy mode, flipping it in the sleeve, and then dumping only the tracks that were missed in the first read. 1. Is that even po...
by rcaputo
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: GUI Track Zero Indicator?
Replies: 0
Views: 446

GUI Track Zero Indicator?

I think the KryoFlux GUI has almost everything needed to align a drive's Track 0 sensor. The only thing that seems to be missing is a way to visualize the sensor's state. Maybe another LED in the GUI? I think -r999 and the Scatter Plot can be used to find track 0 and visualize the accuracy of the he...
by rcaputo
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Software Development
Topic: Little drive alignment helper
Replies: 2
Views: 3295

Re: Little drive alignment helper

Porting the Windows portion was too much work, so I hacked a version of the original sketch to work entirely through the serial monitor. It's not much, but it was enough to realign a track 0 sensor on a Teac FD-155GF. Edit: Also, I don't really know much about disk drives at the low level, so some o...