5.25" disks

From: Eric Smith <eric_at_brouhaha.com>
Date: Mon Jan 11 19:21:46 1999

Chuck McManis <cmcmanis_at_freegate.com> wrote:
> I picked up an auction lot today and it contained, among other things, some
> 5.25" disks that are hand labelled as "1.2MB Test Media". I'm wondering if
> they are calibration disks for 5.25" drives. Realizing they are probably so
> RARE that to L_at__at_K at them should cost $20 :-)

Almost certainly they are exactly what they say, which is test media, i.e.,
the media vendor made them for test purposes before they went into volume
production. If they were calibration disks they would be labelled as

I've got some Twiggy test diskettes made by 3M. I hadn't thought of trying
to sell them on eBay; if production Twiggy diskettes can fetch $22, I wonder
what test diskettes will fetch?

Received on Mon Jan 11 1999 - 19:21:46 GMT

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