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In Europe the Amiga had a huge headstart: Europe was still riding the home-computer wave which was gone 1984 in the US but the Amiga had strong years in 1987, 1988, 1989 and 1990 there was no other computer available as powerful as the Amiga. You got the whole deal: superior graphics, superior sound and an OS, which felt like it came directly from the future....


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Older drives moved the heads using a stepper motor, which would be fed pulses to move the drive inward or outward either a track or half a track at the time (units which used two pulses per track could achieve better positional accuracy). If a drive lost power, the head would be left sitting wherever it was. While most drives would include mechanisms to ...


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