4 floppy disk drives on a PC?

From: Ethan Dicks <ethan.dicks_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue Jan 18 02:53:58 2005

On Mon, 17 Jan 2005 16:52:51 -0800 (PST), Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com> wrote:
> Micropolis did soft sectored 100tpi. (and also made 48tpi)
> Very nice drive, with a somewhat slow helical lead screw positioner.
> The Tandon TM-100-4M was also 100tpi ("M" stood for "micropolis"?)
> When Tony originally wrote that FAQ, we agreed that the 100tpi was obscure
> enough that it didn't need to be mentioned in the FAQ (along with things
> like the AMLYN drive)

I'm having problems remembering off the top of my head, but didn't
Commodore use 100tpi drives rather than 96tpi drives for the 8050/8250
IEEE-488 drives?

Not IBM PC-compatible, but in the non-8088 world, somewhat common, n'est pas?

Received on Tue Jan 18 2005 - 02:53:58 GMT

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