Connecting the first drive

Follow these steps to connect the first disk drive to your Apple IIGS:

1. Make sure the computer is plugged in and its power is switched off.

Double-check to make sure that the power switch is set to O for Off before you connect any disk drives. If the power has been on, switch off the computer and wait at least 30 seconds before you connect your disk drive.

Connecting a drive when the power is on, or within 30 seconds of switching off the power, could seriously damage your disk drive and your computer.

2. Connect the disk drive cable to the disk drive port on the back panel of the Apple IIGS and tighten the thumbscrews.

The disk drive port is marked with the icon of a disk.

 

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