Panasonic luggable

Fred Cisin cisin at
Mon Jul 2 19:54:06 CDT 2007

On Mon, 2 Jul 2007, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> I saw the slam-bang behavior with the Micropolis "squeeze to close"
> type of drives--folks would just quickly flip the door open and let
> it bang against the stop.  Micropolis drives, fortunately, were built
> like a brick outhouse and could take the abuse.

They're slow, with a helical lead screw, but the last working
5.25" drive in the world will probably be an early Micropolis.

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