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by Vipersan
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Showroom
Topic: My Dual Kryo Unit
Replies: 1
Views: 701

My Dual Kryo Unit

Today I completed the build on my Kryo unit.. Dual drive 3.5" & 5.25" .. internal power suppy with power switch at the front .. Also brought the LEDs to the front so I can monitor activity .. It was an old single 5.25" inch scsi cd drive (external) ..so had to remove the original power supply to mak...
by Vipersan
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1366

Re: Complete Newb has questions..

So ..looks like I'm in business so to speak .. My only PC game on 5.25" floppy ..is from 1990 ... Leasure Suit Larry III.. I made the assumption they were 360k disks (so set MFM 40 tracks)..& I set off disk2 to image .. The returned .img file contained 2 files ..LSL3.qa and resource.002 Sadly I dont...
by Vipersan
Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1366

Re: Complete Newb has questions..

Thanks David ..
much as I suspected.
I just wanted to confirm my suspicions really ..rather than just jump in and risk damaging the Kryo.
rgds
VS
by Vipersan
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1366

Re: Complete Newb has questions..

So ..time to ask for help again.. This time regarding dual drive use on one FDD cable. I'm wanting to use either a 3.5 inch or 5.25 inch FDD mounted in my case. The 3.5 is effectively at the end of the ribbon .. in PC parlance ..the A position and the 5.25 is in position B both have power simultaneo...
by Vipersan
Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1366

Re: Complete Newb has questions..

..I've installed a 3.5 inch ALPS floppy drive ..which has been cleaned and serviced .. I have the B drive disconnected (5.25 inch floppy) temporarily as I have yet to fathom dual drive use. Pix attached .. I calibrated ..then dumped an old original win 95 boot floppy ..as an MFM Disc Image file.. I'...
by Vipersan
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1366

Re: Complete Newb has questions..

Significant progress being made with the case construction. Mounted the Kryo board ..and the Panasonic Drive ..but oh oh ..needed a longer lead to reach a 3.5" floppy and less ribbon needed to connect the Panasonic ...so moved the edge connector IDC closer to the Kryo pcb end of the ribbon and rever...
by Vipersan
Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1366

Re: Complete Newb has questions..

I have a Mitsumi 3.5 inch floppy on order ..so will crack on with my drive case ..
cheers
and thanks for all your help so far ..
chances are I'll be back soon with more questions.
rgds
VS
by Vipersan
Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1366

Re: Complete Newb has questions..

Default settings ...
so I assume I have a good drive ?
cheers
by Vipersan
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1366

Re: Complete Newb has questions..

Stripped down the Panny drive .. cleaned the heads .. freed the head sled rails.. Silicon sprayed the Stepper motor bearing and sled rails .. plus cleaned the pcb ..and FDD contact strip.. Loosly reassembled to calibrate and test.. and here is the result.. I guess this will be the drive I choose to ...
by Vipersan
Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1366

Re: Complete Newb has questions..

I believe it _is_ a Panasonic ...and is the one I'm attempting to renovate first ..
wish me luck..
lol