FSOT: IBM 4869 external 5 1/4" floppy drive

From: Bill Richman <bill_r_at_inetnebr.com>
Date: Wed Dec 2 14:41:13 1998

I've got a pile of these somewhere. If anyone can use them, I'll sell them
for $10 each plus shipping. I also have some of the PS/2 internal
3.5"-to-external-5.25" drive adapters, too.

>I used to assume that too-until I found a unit that someone had replaced the
>floppy drive in the unit with a Teac drive. While not commonplace, it's still a
>possibility. The 4869 cases work out nice for other machines as well if you
>to do a minor amount of rewiring for accomodate the non-IBM machine.
>SUPRDAVE_at_aol.com wrote:
>> if the drive bezel has a * on it, it's a 360k. if no * is on the
>> faceplate it will be a 1.2 model. it's easy to change the drive anyway, i
>> installed a 1.2 drive in the 4869 enclosure.
>> In a message dated 98-12-01 18:40:40 EST, you write:
>> << The title says it all. External floppy drive made by IBM. Excellent
>> condition. It has the standard DB-37 connector. I think it's a 1.2Mb model
>> but I'm not sure. Guaranteed against DOA.
>> >>

                                        Bill Richman
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Received on Wed Dec 02 1998 - 14:41:13 GMT

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