8 inch floppies
dittman at dittman.net
Mon Dec 16 11:02:16 CST 2019
On 12/13/19 8:42 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> Believe it or not, the "flippy" was actually patented in 1974.
> ...and let's not forget the 3" CF2 diskettes--designed to be flippies
> right fron the get-go.
> BASF certainly marketed 5.25" flippies:
I have two Aerocomp flippy drives. They have two index sensors and
two write protect sensors so the disk doesn't need to be punched. They
were in external cases with a system I bought and when I opened them for
inspection before use I noticed the extra wires and sensors.
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