Acorn Winchester Disc 110 - Drive replacement

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Acorn Winchester Disc 110 - Drive replacement

Post by ask_nz » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:48 am

Hi Guys,

Does anyone know if an MFM Seagate ST 251-1 would be compatible with Acorn Winchester Disc 110 hardware? I've managed to obtain a working drive - before I start fumbling around thought I'd ask (unusual for me) - :D

Drive is one of these...
www.ataripc.net/wp-content/uploads/Seag ... l-1987.pdf

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Re: Acorn Winchester Disc 110 - Drive replacement

Post by Boydie » Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:02 am

If it’s the MFM variant it should work fine. I’ve used several early Seagate 5.25 MFMs with mine, both full and half height.
Currently using a 100MB full height 5.25” Seagate. I wasn’t aware the ST506 specs went that high until I encountered this beast!

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Re: Acorn Winchester Disc 110 - Drive replacement

Post by ask_nz » Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:16 am

Great - next weekends task then.
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