1/2 height 5.25" floppy drives

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Fri Sep 26 19:54:07 CDT 2008


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.
>   

Anybody know if a 3.5" 5.25" HH combo drive was made in DD
format (vs HD).  I have 2 or 3 combo drives... all HD.  Wonder
if these came out late enough that there never was a DD version.


-- Curt





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