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                                                      Native|  Translation
Form                 5.25"/HH              Cylinders     360|     |     |
Capacity form/unform    12/   15 MB        Heads           4|     |     |
Seek time   / track  88.0/15.0 ms          Sector/track   17|     |     |
Controller           MFM / ST412           Precompensation   128
Cache/Buffer               KB              Landing Zone      359
Data transfer rate    0.625 MB/S int       Bytes/Sector      512
                      0.625 MB/S ext
Recording method     MFM                            operating  | non-operating
Supply voltage     5/12 V       Temperature *C         4 50    |
Power: sleep              W     Humidity     %        15 80    |
       standby            W     Altitude    km                 |
       idle               W     Shock        g                 |
       seek               W     Rotation   RPM      3600
       read/write    17.0 W     Acoustic   dBA
       spin-up            W     ECC        Bit
                                MTBF         h      11000
                                Warranty Month
Lift/Lock/Park     NO           Certificates                                  

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BASF     6188  SPECIFICATION 80307-060 REV 03, 3/84

  |                                                         |XX
  |                                                      X  |XX J2
  |                                           Terminator X  |XX
  |                                                      X  |
  |                                                      X  |
  |                                                     1   |XX
  |                                                         |XX
  |                                                         |XX
  |                                                         |XX
  |                                                         |XX J1
  |                                                   S1+-+ |XX
  |                                                     | | |XX
  |                                                     | | |XX
  |                                                     +-+ |
  |                                                         |
  |                                                         1XX J3
  |                                                         |XX Power


                      J   U   M   P   E   R   S
BASF     6188  SPECIFICATION 80307-060 REV. 03, 3/1984

 Jumper Setting

 S1 User selectable options
            1|xxxxx| Drive Select 1
            2|xxxxx| Drive Select 2
            3|xxxxx| Drive Select 3
            4|xxxxx| Drive Select 4
            5|xxxxx| PERM SELTD
            6|xxxxx| MTR ON by power on
            7|xxxxx| CONTROL IN (for CE usage only)

 The BASF 6188 has 7 switches for user selection of different

 Drive Address Selection
 Switches 1 to 4 are use to set the drive address for drive selection.
 Only one of the four switches may be set to the ON position. This
 switch determines which one of the four interface drive select lines
 selects this particular drive. If for instance, in a given drive,
 switch 1 is ON (switches 2 to 4 of the drive must be OFF) that drive
 is selected whenever the signal DR SEL 1 is low active.

 The drive address assignment us indepentend of the drive's position
 on the daisy-chained "A"-cable.

 Switch 5 allows to select a drive permanently and independent of the
 state of the DR SEL (Drive Select) signals.

 Spindle Motor Start Control
 Switch 6 controls the condition for the spindle motor start.

 If switch 6 is ON the spindle motor is started as soon as power is
 provided to the drive.

 If switch 6 is OFF the spindle motor does NOT start with power on. It
 starts, however, with the first low active going edge of the drive
 select signal corresponding to that drive. This feature allows
 sequencing of the motor start in multiple drive configurations in
 order to reduce the total load to the power supply caused by the high
 current during the spindle motor start.

 Switch 7: this switch is only used during production for specific
 tests and motor speed adjustment.


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BASF     6188  SPECIFICATION 80307-060 REV. 03, 3/1984

 Notes on Installation

 Drive mounting

   x horizontally    x        vertically
   +-x-------------x-+   +--+             +--+ +------------------+
   |   x         x   |   |  +-----+ +-----+  | |                  | x
   |      x    x     |   |  |     | |     |  | x+----------------+x
 +-+---------x-------+-+ |  |     | |     |  | ||x              x||
 +--------x-----x------+ |  |     | |     |  | ||  x          x  ||
       x          x      |  |     | |     |  | ||    x      x    ||
                         |  |     | |     |  | ||      x  x      ||
 +---------------------+ |  +-----+ +-----+  | ||       xx       ||
 +-+-----------------+-+ +--+             +--+ ||     x    x     ||
   |                 |                         ||   x        x   ||
   |                 |                         || x            x ||
   +-----------------+                         |x                x|

 The BASF 6188 may be operated only when the Face Place is in a
 vertical plane. The maximum deviation is an angle of 13 degrees. From
 the remaining four possible orientations only three are allowed for
 operation. These are with the Read-Write-Control PCB either on the
 left or right side or on top of the drive. Operation with the Read-
 Write-Control PCB an the top of the drive is not allowed.

 The sealed module consists of an aluminium molded chassis and cover.
 A closed loop air filtering system inside constantly cleans the air
 particles which may be generated by head to disk interference. An
 absolute breather filter for pressure equalization with the ambient
 air pressure protects against environmental contamination.

 Physical Interface
 The physical interface between the BASF 6188 and the controller is
 done via three or four connectors. One provides the control and
 status lines through the "A"-cable which may be daisy chained.
 The second one provides the read/write signals to the star connected
 "B"-cable. The other connectors are used to supply DC power and for
 optional frame grounding.

 Interface Connector J1, "A"-cable
 The "A"-cable is connected to the PC-board via a 34 pin card edge
 connector. Recommended mating connector is AMP P/N 88 373-3, or

 The "A"-cable may be daisy-chained if more than one drive is
 connected to the controller. The cable may be flat ribbon or
 twisted pair with a maximum total length of 6m (20 ft).

 Interface Connector J2, "B"-cable
 The "B"-cable is connected to the PC-board via a 20 pin card edge
 connector. Recommended mating connector is AMP P/N 88 373-6, or

 The "B"-cable must be radially connected if more than one drive is
 connected to the controller. The cable may be flat ribbon or
 twisted pair with a maximum total length of 6m (20 ft). The cable
 impedance should be around 105 Ohms.

 Power Connector J3
 The DC-power connector is a four pin connector. Recommended mating
 connector is AMP P/N 1-480424-0 with pins 350078-4, or equivalent.

 Pin 1  +12 VDC
 Pin 2  GND 12V
 Pin 3  GND 5V
 Pin 4  + 5 VDC

 Drive Mechanism
 A "disk pack" consisting of a hub with 2 disks is mounted on a
 spindle which is directly rotated at 3600 rpm by a brushless 12 VDC
 motor. The motor current is commutated by Hall Sensors and related
 control electronics. This circuit also generates the Index pulse.

 The carriage on which the read/write heads are mounted is driven by a
 stepper motor via a capstan and a metal band. The carriage itself is
 precision mounted and guided by ball bearings.

 The disks are "Winchester" type and have an outside diameter of 130mm
 and an inner hole diameter of 40mm. They are coated with a thin layer
 of magnetic oxide on an aluminium substrate and are additionally
 lubricated for head wear protection during incontact start and stop

 For further protection of heads and disks in applications where the
 system is switched on and off often a mechanical brake is installed
 to reduce the stop time to 10 sec.

 Read/Write Heads
 Heads are "Winchester" type with minor modifications for track width
 and flying height adjustment with respect to a different relative
 head to disk velocity.

 Single Ended Signals
 All control input signals and status output signals are single ended
 and low active (except OP CBL DET). They must meet the following
 electrical specifications:

   Active:     0.0 to 0.4 VDC     I = 40 mA max.
   Inactive:   2.5 to 5.25 VDC    I =  0 mA (open)

 Differential Signals
 The data lines between drive and controller are differential. The
 logic state for the two pairs of lines MFM WRT DATA and MFM RD data
 is defined as follows:

 The signal is in an active state if the high active line is more
 positive than the low active line; and the signal is in an inactive
 state if the low active line is more positive than the high active

 Termination must be provided on the receiver in the controller; MFM
 WRT DATA is terminated in each drive.

 Power Sequencing
 Power Up and Power Down may be doen with any sequence of the supply
 voltages. Microprocessor control logic prevents any erroneous writing
 during Power Up or Power Down. The interface signal WRT GATE (Write
 Gate) must be kept high inactive during any power sequence.


                      F   E   A   T   U   R   E  S
BASF     6188  SPECIFICATION 80307-060 REV. 03, MARCH 1984

 General Description
 The BASF 6188 stores the information on up to 2 non-removable disks
 and up to 360 cylinders.

 The BASF 6188 uses the industry standard interface and dimensions
 to ease system integration. Up to four BASF 6188 may be connected
 to one controller. For systems requiring removable media it is
 recommended to use the BASF 6188 in combination with BASF Mini Floppy
 Disk Drives which offer a capacity of up to 1 MByte.

 The use of proven and highly reliable Winchester-Technology disks and
 heads together with a closed-loop air filtering system guarantees a
 maintenance-free operation throughout the drive's lifetime and
 results in a MTBF of 11,000 working hours.

 Reliability and low costs are the result of mechanical simplicity and
 drive ruggedness, containing such features as a highly increased
 lifetime of the steel band actuator, and a built in shock absorber

 Disk Media Defects
 Disk drives are allowed to have the following number of media defects
 when leaving the factory:

   BASF 6188      10 max. but nor more than 5 per surface

 Cylinder zero is delivered error free.

 The Select-LED is used to flash error-messages in case certain fault
 conditions should arise. For FAULT code displacement the red colored
 front panel LED will be lighted. The information is presented in a
 sequence by switching the select LED off. This means that the dark
 Phases of the LED are counted to get the error code according to the
 following table.


  2 Motor Speed outside - 10% and Motor stop
  3 STEP received while WRITE GATE is active
  4 Motor Speed outside   1%
  5 REZERO fails after POWER ON
  6 Motor does not rotate inspite of MOTOR ON active

 In case the unit was not selected by the Controller when an error
 occurs (Select LED off) the LED will first be switched on and then
 the above explained sequence takes place.