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Offline ComSoft6128

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3.5 Drives
« on: 11:12, 24 January 18 »
A general question.


I have a 6128+ with a 3.5" B drive, the green LED flickers when accessing a disc but otherwise remains off. This is how is I remember the the original drive from 25 years ago functioned.
I also have a CPC 6128 with a new 3.5" drive and the green LED remains on constantly, this drive also works.


Why the difference?


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Peter

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Re: 3.5 Drives
« Reply #1 on: 13:03, 24 January 18 »
Peter,

This may be due to the drive being continually "active", how that may be is difficult to say, but I have found if /READY is tied low the light can be left on.

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