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Article #137 (419 is last): Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.questions From: ae302 Subject: PERCOM DATA DISK DRIVE Date: Sun Jul 30 09:28:50 1989 I HAVE A PERCOM DATA DISK DRIVE AT88. IT IS A SINGLE DENSITY DRIVE. I HAVE IT HOOKED UP TO A STARNDARD SHUGART DRIVE ALSO. THE CONTROLER FOR THE DRIVE ALLOWS AN ADDON SLAVE DRIVE. SINCE PERCOM IS OUT OF BUSINESS, I NEED TO GAIN SOME INFO ON UP GRADING THE DRIVE TO DOUBLE DENSITY. THE UPGRADES AVAILABLE FOR THE 810 AND 1050 ARE NOT USABLE WITH THIS DRIVE. PERCOM HAD ADVERTISED IN OLD ISSUES OF BYTE AND COMPUTE ABOUT A DOUBLE DENSITY DRIVE FOR THE ATARI. I AM WONDERING IF YOU KNOW WHAT CONTROLER THE DRIVE NEEDS? IT HAS A WD 1771 FD CHIP IN IT ( THE SAME AS THE 810 ). WHAT CHIP IS NEEDED TO UPGRADE. DO YOU KNOW ANY ONE WHO MIGHT HAVETHIS INFO THANKS PETE HALLER ** Answered by JOHN SUCHY (aa271) on Thu Aug 20 10:33:57 1987 ** Try writing directly to PERCOM. Just because they no longer support ATARI doesn't mean that they are out of business. If that doesn't work, try putting the same question on the Atari SIG of COMPUSERVE or GENIE. Or try asking Gary at B & G Electronics (521- 2855). Let's support him: he's the last reputable Atari store in the Cleveland area! Your Co-sysop John E. Suchy aa271 Thanks for asking.