5.25" drive identification

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Sun Apr 20 14:06:00 2003

On Sun, 20 Apr 2003, Tony Duell wrote:
> The method I use is to hook the drive up to an exerciser and check for
> . . .
> I find this to be the most reliable way of distinguishing between
> different drives...

I used to think that checking model number was reliable identification.
Until I encountered a drive labelled TM 100-4, that turned out to be a
100-4M. It actually was a serendipitous occurence, since I had been
having trouble finding any 100 TPI drives.
Received on Sun Apr 20 2003 - 14:06:00 BST

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