Floppy disk sizes ( was Re: Compaq Portable III fails POST? )
cisin at xenosoft.com
Mon Aug 28 22:18:03 CDT 2006
On Mon, 28 Aug 2006, Joe R. wrote:
> At 05:07 PM 8/26/06 -0500, you wrote:
> > --- Fred Cisin <cisin at xenosoft.com> wrote:
> >> On Mon, 21 Aug 2006, Don wrote:
Although mine is the only intact email address in this,
very little of it is mine
> Yes, 2" as used in the Zenith Mini-Sport laptops. (Reminds me. I need to
> dig mine out and do something with them.) Also I seem to recall that there
> was a 3.25" floppy but I've never seen one.
Yes, there were multiple 2", multiple 2.5", and multiple 2.9".
3" was Amstrad, Amdek, first Gavilans and a few others.
3.25" was the format that Dysam bet the company on and lost.
At VCF 2000? I gave a way a few dozen of those disks.
I have more, but I don't know where they are.
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