SCSI floppies

From: Sergey Svishchev <>
Date: Fri Dec 25 05:16:05 1998

On Thu, Dec 24, 1998 at 07:44:19PM -0800, Zane H. Healy wrote:

> >Hi! I've got a question: has anyone ever heard of a SCSI floppy drive? I
> >was talking to someone about one, and he said he'd never even heard of one,
> >and when I thought about it, I hadn't either.
> Yes. I'm thinking that the NeXT slabs used 2.88Mb SCSI floppies, but...

DEC RX23 and RX26 (1.44MB and 2.88MB respectively) are SCSI floppy drives.

> Also some of the older SCSI controllers, I believe the Adaptec 1541B is
> one, had floppy drive connectors on them, but I think this was for standard
> floppies.

Tektronix 4336, a SCSI-only machine, has Tektronix 4926 SCSI-to-MFM adapter
with Panasonic JU475 5.25" high-density drive attached. A manual for the
4926 would be handy -- please, Santa :)

Sergey Svishchev -- svs{at}ropnet{dot}ru
Received on Fri Dec 25 1998 - 05:16:05 GMT

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