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It will work-about 1 in 50 times of trying. when i put in a file and press MDR button it makes a whirring sound and the screen will say any one of several things e.g.no disc or corrupt file.If the data file is put in before machine is switched on-i then get YAMAHA MDF 2 and nothing happens when i press the mdf button.

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The unit is basically a floppy backup machine. In your case the actual floppy reading unit has failed. Since this is a custom mechanism it means that the unit is pretty much dead - no replacement parts for it.
If you are willing to try everything to keep it alive you can try this kludge: open the case of your unit and remove the present mechanism; find a regular floppy unit and connect it in the place of the old one - it has the same connector. Now you'll no longer have a portable unit, or even one with a case, but it will work, for a while. In the end you will have to replace it.
That one caught my attention as well. I could not figure out a vacuum that ever did that sort of this I was going to get one. LOL you made my day. John
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