Reliability of floppy drives

From: Russ Blakeman <>
Date: Sun Apr 12 19:10:14 1998

Max Eskin wrote:

> I have had too many 3.5" disks go bad, some my own, some not, not
> to ask why. I mean, is it just a property of 3.5" disks to be
> unreliable, or is something else? Are there any "industrial quality"
> drives/disks that are reasonably reliable?

While I usually use anything of generic types in floppy diskettes, I
usually install new Teac floppy drives in my machines to prevent
problems. Others are qaulity drives but I've had the best luck with
Teacs since I started this stuff back in the early 80's.

 Russ Blakeman
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