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Commodore Floppy Disk Drive 1541 Repair

Commodore Disk Drive Repair

Commodore Floppy Disk Drive 1541 Repair (#1)

Defect:

  • Motor runs continuously.
  • Loading a Program or a Directory freeze the computer.
  • Misaligned.

Repair:

  • Replace 901229-05 (UB4)
  • Replace 7414 (UA1)
  • Head Alignment.

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Commodore Floppy Disk Drive 1541 Repair (#2)

Defect:

  • Write Protect Problem.

Repair:

  • A wire of the infrared LED was broken. The problem is remove the glue and the heat shrink tube around the LED.

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Commodore Floppy Disk Drive 1541 Not Repaired (#3/#4/#5)

Defect:

  • Don’t read anything.

These Floppy Disk Drive have the Read Head interrupted. This seems to be the most common problem in the Mitsumi (Newtronics) drives.

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Commodore Floppy Disk Drive 1541 Repair (#6)

Defect:

  • Loading a Program or a Directory freeze the computer.

Repair:

  • Replace VIA 6522 (UC3)

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Commodore Floppy Disk Drive 1541 Repair (#7)

Defect:

  • Loading a Program or a Directory freeze the computer.

Repair:

  • Replace 7414 (UA1)

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Commodore Floppy Disk Drive 1541 Repair (#8)

Defect:

  • Motor runs continuously.
  • Loading a Program or a Directory freeze the computer.

Repair:

  • Replace CPU 6502 (UC4)
  • Replace 7414 (UA1)

Gallery of the repair:

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