NeXT MO disks

From: Jeff Hellige <>
Date: Mon Feb 26 20:37:18 2001

>I have some rather old MO disks as well, but they are made by Sony and are for
>a 5 1/4" Magneto Optical Disk drive - an S501. They are very close
>to 290 MBytes
>on each side and are formatted for 512 bytes per sector.

        If I recall correctly, one of the problems with the MO drives
was that there was little to no standardization of the formats or
disks for the drives. I've got an old Pinnacle MO drive stashed away
somewhere but no longer recall it's capacity.

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