4 floppy disk drives on a PC?

From: Randy McLaughlin <randy_at_s100-manuals.com>
Date: Mon Jan 17 19:11:22 2005

From: "Eric Smith" <eric_at_brouhaha.com>
> Doc wrote:
>> I have a 5.25/3.5" combo drive that handles all four of those formats
>> (and 3.5" 360K) just fine. The gorgeous part is that it occupies a
>> single 5.25" bay.
> Won't write 360K 5.25" disks reliably. 1.2M drives have a narrower head
> gap than 360K drives, because they use 96 TPI rather than 48 TPI.
> Eric

I never had any problems with the 360K written on a 1.2mb drive but I always
bulk erased it first. On the other hand I usually had a (and still have) a
360K drive laying around.

Received on Mon Jan 17 2005 - 19:11:22 GMT

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