Floppy Disk reader SONY MFD-17W-1 Datecode 9301 /30

The interface card LG -64 HCS-40 94V-0 Made in SINGAPORE (ref. 1-644-847-11 L) includes :

  • a chip SONY CXA8007Q (datecode 9302KY JAPAN) PQFP80 case
  • a chip HA13421 datasheet is given in the PDF HA13421A.pdf (102 Ko Shift-Cliquer pour télécharger) ( marking 2M A13421 )
  • The ceramic crystal oscillator (3 pins) has this marking (M) 4914A 2N 1.
  • a stepper motor SONY MINEBEA CO.,LTD 08BJ-H038-21 (ref. SONY 1-541-532-31) 1513C -Made in Thailand.

    on the card LG-64 (on the side and bottom) you can select the l'ID du reader from 0 to 3 with a switch SW101. The 'ID of the floppy is 1 (default) (Floppy to be use with a P.C./AT).

    The card includes a matrix of 12 pins header named COR101 to select jumpers; on my unit there are two jumpers between pin 10&11 and pin 4&8.

    The motor card MT-36 CMK-103X includes:

  • a chip BA6479FP (marquage BA6479FP 243 158 Y)
  • a bicolor led on the front
  • the motor that rotates the magnetic part of the floppy is a SONY MODEL MP-F17W-1 SMM Made in Malaysia 4-623-573-01

    The magnetic head sensor is a 2AB-3 31M27

    the photointerrupter TLP1020 on the back of the unit to detect that the head is at the end side has the marking 1020-W1L12 and is mounted on a pcb with the marking KPC4594V-0. this sensor has 3 wires : red , yellow and black.

    http://alexfru.narod.ru/emiscdocs.html Cf. floppy.zip et resources de programmation des lecteurs FDD -FDC/FDD (Floppy) Programming Docs

    See https://www.servicesplus.sel.sony.com/sony-part-number-874901115.aspx

    http://www.smsc.com/main/catalog/fdc37c78.html a current production floppy controller

    Please Refer to this documentation (Shift-Click to Download , 532 Kb) to get information about the Sony Floppies Jumper Configuration : Note for a P.C. Computer you need to select the slide switch at the DS/1 Position, and for an Atari Microcomputer you need to select DS/0 Position (which is the position the nearest from the card end side).

    Sony floppy MPF920Z manual (PDF- 2 pages - 154Kb)








    If you are looking forward some data or repair parts about this floppy reader, you can contact me by e-mail at matthieu.benoit@free.fr

    Si vous recherchez des informations ou des pieces de maintenance pour ce lecteur floppy, vous pouvez me contacter par e-mail : matthieu.benoit@free.fr

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