Five and quarter drives

From: Tom Jennings <>
Date: Fri Feb 11 17:34:32 2005

On Fri, 11 Feb 2005, William Layer wrote:

> Unless I'm quite mistaken, the 1.2M drives have two r/w heads - one for each side of the media, whereas the 360K have only one.

Sorry -- quite mistaken! :-)

360K drives are double-sided, eg. two heads. The 160K/180K drives
were single-sided. I doubt there's many of those left waiting to
identify. Think: Sanitary landfill.
Received on Fri Feb 11 2005 - 17:34:32 GMT

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