1/2 height 5.25" floppy drives (was: BASF)

Bob Schwier schwepes at moog.netaxs.com
Wed Oct 1 01:19:49 CDT 2008


Quoting "Roy J. Tellason" <rtellason at verizon.net>:

> On Friday 26 September 2008 12:37, 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.
> 
Epson SD700.  I've got one in my spare parts bin.
bs









> I may even have one or two of those.  And some of those 3.5" drives that
> would 
> mount directly into a 5.25" bay...
> 
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