World's Crappiest Drives (was Re: A&J Microdrive)

From: ajp166 <>
Date: Sun Dec 10 17:01:51 2000

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>On Mon, 4 Dec 2000 22:38:33 EST writes:
>> In fact, these are absolutely the crappiest storage devices I have
>> ever seen used on any computer.
>> Any challengers for worst storage device?
>Yes-- The KALOK Octagon-20. The absolute worst
>MFM drive (and perhaps the worst rotating memory of
>*any* sort) ever manufactured.

most any JTS drive and the ST251(in a warm box) followed
by an old MFM Miniscribe 3.5" 21mb. These are exceeded
by the infamous SA400 (or sa400L) drives.

I also think the Zip drive (IOMEGA) might qualify.

All time winner was the 300baud FSK modem used by MITS
as a cassette interface.

Received on Sun Dec 10 2000 - 17:01:51 GMT

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