floptical drives

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Fri Aug 27 15:18:58 2004

> >> 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.
On Fri, 27 Aug 2004, Joe Stevenson wrote:
> 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.

But the floptical drive could ALSO do 1.4M floppies.
So did the LS-120, but my floptical drive was significantly
more reliable than ZIP or LS-120 drives.
Received on Fri Aug 27 2004 - 15:18:58 BST

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