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by joe914
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Samplers
Topic: EPS 16 plus old floppies won't spin
Replies: 8
Views: 2836

Re: EPS 16 plus old floppies won't spin

@Rasputin and @blueknob thanks for the detailed suggestions! I'll try these and report back my findings...
by joe914
Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Samplers
Topic: EPS 16 plus old floppies won't spin
Replies: 8
Views: 2836

Re: EPS 16 plus old floppies won't spin

Thanks - good idea! I found a few less-ancient floppies that seem to spin freely when manually spinning the hub. It seems to be a drive issue. The drive doesn't read them. After popping them in the drive I hear the shutter open as the motor runs for about 1 second then stops. I know this isn't a har...
by joe914
Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Samplers
Topic: EPS 16 plus old floppies won't spin
Replies: 8
Views: 2836

EPS 16 plus old floppies won't spin

Hi All - I have an EPS 16 plus that has been idle for many years. It seems to work perfectly by loading and playing the internal sounds. But the old floppy disks I have only spin briefly, then get stuck. The floppy drive may work but I can't tell since disks are too worn or oxidized to keep spinning...