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Subject: Re: Drive not working on SX64


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Dunric
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Date Posted: 00:47:36 07/25/03 Fri
In reply to: Earl Kurburski 's message, "Drive not working on SX64" on 12:18:47 10/26/02 Sat

I don't know much about the SX-64 (having used it only sparingly), but from what I recall you can hook up a 1541 to the serial port and use it as drive #9. You may need to hook up a 1541-II, however, as it has DIP Switches in the back for selecting (physically) the drive number.

As for "software selecting" the drive number, you may need to search Google, or more specifically, search Google for a reference to RUN magazine's Magic Column. I know RUN published such a Magic Trick years ago in one of their issues.

Paul

>I just bought a SX 64 at the local Salvation Army
>store for $20 and the diskdrive doesn't seem to be
>reading the disks. Can I hook up a 1541 to this via
>the serial port and what do i have to do to set the
>new drive. Also does anyone have a disk drive
>alignment program that I could get a copy of?

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