witchy at binarydinosaurs.co.uk
Sat Oct 1 09:54:16 CDT 2016
On 01/10/2016 15:42, "js at cimmeri.com" <js at cimmeri.com> wrote:
> On 10/1/2016 9:19 AM, Al Kossow wrote:
> I don't get it. Would someone explain to me how a couple of old, dirty,
> untested, belt driven floppy drives are worth this kind of money? And
> There's actual bidding going on. That's not just an asking price.
Because they're actual Twiggy drives from a Lisa 1. A lot of them were
chucked during the Lisa 2 upgrades offered by Apple because the Twiggys were
slow and unreliable, but it's a great example of how not to design a floppy
drive. If I had deep pockets I'd be bidding too.
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