Weird 8-inch floppy disk
mattislind at gmail.com
Tue Dec 2 02:09:19 CST 2014
Those type of 8 inch disks are used in the Incoterm series intelligent
terminals. Here is a little bit of information about my Incoterm terminal:
The disks I have are made by Verbatim.
2014-12-02 7:12 GMT+01:00 David Griffith <dgriffi at cs.csubak.edu>:
> On Mon, 1 Dec 2014, Josh Dersch wrote:
> On 12/1/2014 9:53 PM, David Griffith wrote:
>>> I found a ten-pack of 8-inch floppy disks that have me confused. They're
>>> from STAM@, a name I've never heard of before. It's clear that they're
>>> hard-sectored, but the index and sector holes are along the outer edge.
>>> There's also a notch cut into the corner. Both of these appear to be done
>>> in an attempt to restrict users to a single vendor of floppies.
>>> Here are some pics:
>> Those look suspiciously like floppies for the Memorex 650/651 -- the
>> first commercially available read/write floppy drive (1972). I just picked
>> up a 651 myself (mostly because it looks cool, I can only hope to someday
>> have a machine to use it with...) If you're willing to spare one of those
>> disks (so I have a matching set) let me know... :).
> Would you like all of them? Got anything interesting to trade?
> David Griffith
> dgriffi at cs.csubak.edu
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