<10 yr question here - 1.8" form factor HDD?

From: Ethan Dicks <erd_at_infinet.com>
Date: Sat Jul 25 13:32:54 1998

> are there hard drives for laptops that are smaller than the 2.5"
> drives?


> I have a laptop that takes an IDE hdd, but the space is about
> 3/4 of an inch to small to even fit a 2.5" drive. I vaguely recall
> seeing something about 1.8" drives? Am I hallucinating here or does such
> a creature exist?

I have never seen a 1.8" drive that wasn't embedded in a PCMCIA card. I
do have several 1.3" "Kitty Hawk" drives - 44=pin high-density IDE plug,
20Mb, but they did make a 40Mb version. My Kitty Hawk is currently attached
to a C-64.

Received on Sat Jul 25 1998 - 13:32:54 BST

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