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#1 Nebulon OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:11 PM

Will a 5.25" DS/DD diskette drive from a Tandy 1000 work in a PCjr or did Tandy customize the floppy drive?



#2 Great Hierophant OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:59 AM

Will a 5.25" DS/DD diskette drive from a Tandy 1000 work in a PCjr or did Tandy customize the floppy drive?

 

Yes, Tandy used stock drives.  However, the PCjr's drive had a fan on it to keep the drive cool while working and, more importantly, to provide some airflow to the system.  You should find a way to mount a fan if you are going to use a 3rd party drive.







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