Introduction: Second Life of MFM Hard Drives - Iambic Telegraph Key
Do you remember a MFM hard drives? Not too fast, but very large - 20 Mb in the 5 inch rack, it was a something special! Times gone and those beautiful drives decided to rest in peace. In peace? No way!
One note - if you don't know wha-da-heck is Iambic Key, visit Wiki: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telegraph_key As for me, this key is my way to communicate World. Our Old Good World.
Step 1: Extracting Heads From Dead Drives
There are best-of-the-best bearings inside. Because it is.
Step 2: Cut Off Fag End
Step 3: Breadboarding and Making the Plastic Base.
Breadboarding - making something using wife's bread board en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breadboard. In my case board was slightly rustic.
Step 4: Assembling and Assembled Views
Step 5: Comunicating Using New Keyer
Participated in the
Dead Computer Contest