floptical drives

From: Joe Stevenson <ikvsabre_at_comcast.net>
Date: Fri Aug 27 09:19:16 2004

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On 8/19/2004 at 10:23 AM Fred Cisin wrote:

>On Thu, 19 Aug 2004, Jules Richardson wrote:
>> Hmm, my first ever floptical drive just landed on the doorstep amongst a
>> pile of hardware. Never seen one before now, and it seems there's very
>> little info on the web about the technology.
>It didn't exactly take over the market.

Which is a shame. The high price tag probably killed them. I remember the drives going for around $200. A couple years later, ZIP drives came out at around the same price for 5 time the capacity.

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