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8 inch file transfer?

acollins22

Experienced Member
Joined
Mar 12, 2007
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247
Location
Leicester, UK
Hi Folks,

I have a Telefunken Telecom 5200 which is an 8080 machine made by Ontel in the USA in the late 70s, early 80s. This machine is not quite booting and I don't know if it's because it's broken or the 30 year old floppies have lost their Mojo.

Does anyone know somewhere/one, preferably in the east Midlands who can read 8 inch floppies and could give them a sanity check?


Thanks in advance.

Andy.
 

ChrisCwmbran

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Oct 11, 2011
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483
Location
Cwmbran, Wales, United Kingdom
I'd help you if I could but unfortunately nothing I have has an 8" FDD.

Shame really. A double 8" Research Machines drive unit would go nicely with my other RM gear!

Hopefully one of the others might be able to help you!
 

acollins22

Experienced Member
Joined
Mar 12, 2007
Messages
247
Location
Leicester, UK
Thanks Chris,

I never used an 8 inch RML. By the time I got to one they had twin single density 5.25" drives. I wish I had one of those. I get a nostalgia kick each time I see one on ebay but other people have deeper pockets than me.

Cheers,

Andy.
 
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