[Sam-users] Floppy drive belt

Thomas Harte tomh.retrospec at gmail.com
Tue Nov 30 19:07:24 CET 2021

If you found any US suppliers and nobody has responded to you privately
then I'm happy to help out; otherwise I'm afraid I can't be of much use.

On Sat, 27 Nov 2021 at 12:19, Aleš Keprt <aleskeprt at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Sam Coupé friends,
> my Sam floppy drive does not work and I thought it was not possible to
> repair it. I have also a few PC floppy drives, but I don't have the adapter
> board, so I would like to repair the original Citizen drive. I received
> information that it is actually quite easy to repair, because it should be
> possible to buy a new drive belt. And it is the same as in ZX Spectrum +3
> drive, so there are several sources where it can be bought. (Even Farnell
> has it. :-))
> It seemed good before I realized all eshops where I found it are in the UK
> = outside of the European Union. So my question is simple: Is there anybody
> who can send it to me from the European Union or who can send it from UK as
> a private person, not UK eshop, so I don't need to pay those high customs
> fees (which are mandatory after brexit and make the final price of these
> cheap items like 4-times higher)?
> And one more question: Please let me know if you also did this repair.
> Just to verify that it really works. (I think it could work - the drive
> seems alive and pretty fine, except the rubber belt.)
> Cheers,
> Aleš Keprt
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