click-click in floppy disk drive

Frank Leonhardt frank2 at
Wed Oct 23 14:21:22 UTC 2013

On 23/10/2013 12:46, Polytropon wrote:
> At least, the classic Amiga floppy drive wasn't that annoying
> when determining if there's a floppy disk in the drive - much
> more advanced than what the PC usually did ("Press ENTER for
> next disk!").;-)

The rot set in with the move from 8" to 5" in my view. Okay, before the 
SA400 they weren't exactly standard but the cut-down interface missed 
off the commonly fun fun lines like the one to tell you if the door was 
open and the "lock door", to prevent the luser from whipping a diskette 
out when you didn't want them to. Oh! What fun we had with that one :-)

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