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Formatting 1.4 Mb Floppy Diskettes as 720 kb
By David Sharpe

In a recent MMDigest Jim Cook suggests replacing a 720 kb floppy drive
with a 1.4 Mb drive.  I'm sure this would work fine for a computer but
has anyone tried this with any of the earlier Yamaha Disklaviers or
stand-alone sequencers?

I have two stand-alone sequencers using the 720 kb floppy drives and
would like the extra capacity, but I suspect that the firmware of the
device might not recognize the larger capacity even if it did recognize
the new drive.

David Sharpe
Western Massachusetts.


(Message sent Mon 7 Nov 2005, 18:12:21 GMT, from time zone GMT-0500.)

Key Words in Subject:  1.4, 720, as, Diskettes, Floppy, Formatting, kb, Mb

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