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Floppy disk drive

This refuses to acknowledge that a disk has some 28 tunes/accompaniments recorded on it. It went like this as I was scrolling up the numbers to get to the last tune first. It had been reading fine until then.

I thought I may have upset it's programming, would a reset of factory settings lose the stuf it came with? I have nothing of my own installed on it.
Jim

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  • retsyl Nov 10, 2008

    Answered my own query in a way. It seems that doing what I did scrambled the management file on the disk. It writes to and reads from a freshly formatted floppy quite ok. I did risk the reboot by holding down the top white key (C) whilst powering up. I had nowt on there to risk losing anyway and it doesn't come with a boot disk.

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It needs no further fixing now.

I rebooted the keyboard as suggested by the FAQ then reformatted the floppy in the computer. I tried a recording which it then played back fine. It also acknowledged the title of the song as 001song as normal.

Thanks for the chance to air the problem though.

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