1/2 height 5.25" floppy drives (was: BASF)

Roy J. Tellason rtellason at verizon.net
Fri Sep 26 12:01:36 CDT 2008

On Friday 26 September 2008 12:37, David Griffith wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Sep 2008, Bryan Pope wrote:
> > And thusly were the wise words spake by Jules Richardson
> >
> > > Now who was it that did those slimline 5.25" drives (slightly less than
> > > 1/2 height) with the eject button (rather than handle) on the front? My
> > > brain's trying to tell me those are BASF too*, but I could be wrong. I
> > > know I have some in storage back in the UK, and they're not very
> > > reliable either.
> >
> > I remember using Compaq computers that had floppy drives matching
> > your description.
> I remember 5.25"/3.5" combo drives that were like that for the 5.25" side.
> They were made by Teac, I think.

I may even have one or two of those.  And some of those 3.5" drives that would 
mount directly into a 5.25" bay...

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