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by Elektraglide
February 15th, 2011, 2:09 pm
Forum: Programming Support
Topic: Micropolis HD wont spin up
Replies: 4
Views: 22448

Re: Micropolis HD wont spin up

OK, why would overcurrent cause this? And can I not just fix the overcurrent issue rather than trying to swap platters?

Unsurprisingly given its age, nothing critical on there, just my first steps at some 3D programming I'd like to see again if possible.

Adam
by Elektraglide
February 15th, 2011, 3:04 am
Forum: Programming Support
Topic: Micropolis HD wont spin up
Replies: 4
Views: 22448

Micropolis HD wont spin up

The HD in my Tektronix 4404 starts to spin up to speed - almost gets there judging by thesounds - but then cuts out and spins back down. Anyone got any suggestions as to how to fix these? I've read elsewhere that the head gets 'stuck' in its parking area and freezing + fast twist can free it up.. Is...
by Elektraglide
February 15th, 2011, 2:59 am
Forum: Programming Support
Topic: 4404 computer repair info needed
Replies: 2
Views: 19400

Re: 4404 computer repair info needed

Hi Jerry, I've been looking for somebody else with a Tektronix 4404 for *years*! I bought 2 from college when I left (called Tom & Jerry) and have a bunch of manuals for them. I think they're mostly bog standard unix/lisp/smalltalk docs though. Was there a specific title you were looking for? The HD...

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