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jcarvalho
30th January 2014, 02:29
Hi guys! I need a floppy drive for my A600... My panasonic wont read floppy's after formating 25 disks in a row:(.
Please PM me with offers!
Thanks,
Jorge

AmigaRulez
30th January 2014, 08:10
pm sent

roy_bates
30th January 2014, 17:20
there was something interesting in your post,did you try cleaning the drive with a head cleaner?

i wouldnt of said anything, but you mention formating 25 disk and now it wont read.

jcarvalho
30th January 2014, 17:28
Hi Roy! I was formating disks... And when insering the 26 one, it gives ????
question marks on df and fat and never formated again or read known good disks. Cleaned it, inserted some oil but same results :( floppy dead sad sad sad

demolition
30th January 2014, 17:47
Old disks can have mold on them and when inserted into a drive, it deposits on the heads, ruining the drive. In that case, a cleaning should fix it. Where did you apply oil? Hopefully not on the heads, as that won't do anything good.

jcarvalho
30th January 2014, 18:11
oil was applyed near motor :) not in heads :) sorruy my bad english but i dont know how to explain better


Must pass amigarulez offer... postage costs to high

jcarvalho
17th March 2014, 00:14
@mods
Please close this, bought a replacement unit outside amibay

Thanks,
Jorge