Amiga Floppy Drive Replacement

Discuss the reverse engineering and emulation (as opposed to simulation) of any sort of Prevue hardware, including Atari-based and Amiga-based EPG channels and the Amiga-based Prevue/TV Guide channels.
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Amiga Floppy Drive Replacement

Post by AriX » Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:55 am

As mentioned here, my Amiga floppy disk drive seemed to be damaging my disks, so I got a new one. Here are some photos, if anyone is interested!

Here is the drive itself (new one on the left, old one on the right)
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Here's the new drive in the assembly
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Here it is in the machine
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And here it is all together and working!
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Note some other interesting things visible in the above photos:
  • A label that says "Sneak Troy" (I believe this was a Sneak Prevue machine from Troy, NY)
  • A label that says "SL2596" (I believe this is the machine's select code)
  • The power/data decal (a different style than the one on my other Prevue Amiga)
There's a bunch of other interesting details of this unit; happy to share more pics if anyone is interested.

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