3.25" diskettes

Tony Duell ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Mon Dec 12 17:22:52 CST 2005


> > 
> > I always thought the 3" disk was mechanically superior to the 3.5" one. 
> > Pity more manufacturers didn't use it.
> 
> Well, there was no crappy flimsy shutter to get ripped off.  The 
> single-sided drives used a belt-drive mechanism (the only double-sided 

_Amstrad_ used belt-driven drives, but the Hitachi drives I used (both 
single and double head) were direct-drive.

-tony




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