Wild-hair floppy drive question
cisin at xenosoft.com
Sun Jun 12 17:39:20 CDT 2005
On Sun, 12 Jun 2005, Allison wrote:
> >Blank new 720K 3-1/2" media itself has become scarce now, though.
> I still do this in my Kapro 4/84. In a pinch 1.44media will work fine
> if the media select hole (not write protect) is filled.
Or in a drive that doesn't have a sensor (such as most early 720Ks, IBM
PS/2 1.4M, etc.)
The coercivity difference of 600 v 750 is close enough that you will
often/usually get away with it (unlike the 300 v 600 of 360 v 1.2M)
> Fortunatly I have a box of 720k media.
I trust that it is a BIG box!
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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