3.5" floppy drive question(s)
cisin at xenosoft.com
Sat Oct 11 12:38:19 CDT 2008
On Sat, 11 Oct 2008, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> Was wondering if 3.5" HD floppy drives can be jumpered/used in
> a system that only supports 720K, using them as 720K only
> drives ?
> Also, anyone know if there if it is possible to slow the spindle speed
> so that 1.44M can be done on machines that only have DD data rate ?
> (and if so, any of the above drives capable of being slowed ?) Would
> that even work ?
Nobody has successfully used a 3.5" at 150RPM. Yet.
Besides the "normal" 300RPM drives, there are some 600RPM (old Sony), and
360RPM (NEC and a few others)
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