3.25-inch floppies

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Fri Nov 2 11:42:45 CDT 2007

On 2 Nov 2007 at 12:05, Curt @ Atari Museum wrote:

> Does anyone here on the list collect disk drives specifically?     
> Especially all of the very early 3.5" drives?    I've wanted to find 
> several of the first Seagate/Shugart 3.5" drives as well as the early 
> Epson versions.

Only as far as type and utility goes.  A modern 3.5" drive is just as 
useful as an old Sony 0AD SS 3.5" drive, even if it only spins at 300 
RPM.  So I dumped my old Sony drives.  But, for example, I have both 
the 2.88 and 6.4MB 5.25" Drivetec drives, even if there's nowhere to 
get formatted media for them, because they're the only thing that 
will read those diskettes.  


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