Compaq floppy drive compatibility

Chris M chrism3667 at
Sat Dec 30 13:35:55 CST 2006

I had heard somewhere that Compaq used non standard
drives, but perhaps that applies to different (newer?)
--- cctalk-bounces at <cclist at>
> On 30 Dec 2006 at 11:11, Chris M wrote:
> > are we talking about the same puters lol?
> I was wondering the same thing, myself.  The Plus is
the hard disk 
> successor to the original Portable.  Both have ISA
buses and fairly 
> normal PC peripherals (and lousy keyboards, IMOHO).
> At worst, adding a new card may require that you use
a half-length 
> card; the card cage for both the plus and portable
can accommodate 
> rather tall 8-bit ISA cards.
> Cheers,
> Chuck

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