I will confirm, DO NOT plug it into your SE/30. You will fry the
driver chip in the SE/30.
On Nov 3, 2005, at 21:26 , Nat Hall wrote:
>> My Reply follows quote. On 03/11/2005 19:10 beegee225@yaho... said:
>>> Hi guys...
>>> I got a hold of an external PC 5.25 floppy drive
>>> (A9M0110) with the intention of using it on my SE/30,
>>> but as far as I can tell, it's not the right one that
>>> goes with it. Or, is it possible to use it? I don't
>>> want to plug it in and fry the little guy.... Anyone
>>> know anthing about the match up?
>>> Bob G.
>> Hmmm. I don't recall there being a 5.25" drive for other
>> than the Apple ][ series (and gs). I think there are
>> warnings about plugging any 5.25" drive into any Mac.
>> Other than the odd one that was made, with a special
>> cable, to use with some Macs with DOS cards installed.
> That, and you can plug the Apple 5.25" drives into an Apple ][e card
> installed in a Macintosh. This card emulates an Apple ][e on a Mac. If
> you've got one of these cards, you basically have two entirely
> computers in one.
> But NEVER plug an Apple 5.25" drive into a Mac without this card.
> The model number he gave (A9M0110) doesn't match the model number
> on the
> Apple 5.25" drives that I have, so it's possible that it's he's got
> a Disk ][ 5.25" drive or the newer model of the platinum drives
> that are
> not as tall but sleeker or he's got the drive Ken mentioned. Which
> I have
> never seen.
> Aside from the model number, what other text is on the bottom? Does
> it say
> "Apple 5.25 Drive"? "Disk ][" maybe?
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