Help me! Before I take the plunge
ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 01:53:14 CST 2005
On Mar 31, 2005 5:26 PM, vrs <vrs at msn.com> wrote:
> The DECmate II is about the size of a large old fashioned PC-AT. The
> DECmate III is smaller (makes a fine stand for the monitor), but has no
> second drive bay, so you get just the dual floppy drive it comes with. Both
> of these use 5.25" floppies in RX50 format instead of 8" floppies in RX01
> format like the DECmate I. Both come with a communications port.
There is a somewhat rare option board for the DECmate II that provides
an RX02 interface, but I know little about it; I've never seen one.
So that board aside, the DECmate I (and VT78) use 8" floppies, and the
DECmate II and DECmate III use 5.25" RX50 floppies.
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