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Cargo Toaster - Various - The Low Times Of Hi-Fi (Floppy Disk)


  1. A floppy disk, also known as a floppy, diskette, or simply disk, is a type of disk storage composed of a disk of thin and flexible magnetic storage medium, sealed in a rectangular plastic enclosure lined with fabric that removes dust particles. Floppy disks are read and written by a floppy disk drive (FDD).. Floppy disks, initially as 8-inch ( mm) media and later in 5 1 ⁄ 4-inch ( mm.
  2. The largest size floppy disk is 8 inches. In order: 8 “, 5 1/4”, 3 1/2″ floppy disks. Copied from Wikipedia, used under the act of Fair Use. 8 inch floppies could hold a whopping kB if data! (Wow, astronomical, right!?) Of course, no-one reall.
  3. Ever been nostalgic for the majesty of MB floppy disks, but wished they came with 91,x the storage capacity? One capable modder has heard your cry. Behold: The GB floppy disk.
  4. Floppy Disk Bag: This is a bag I made from floppy disks. I found scads of floppy disks in a dumpster and wanted to make plate mail armor out of it (that is my next floppy project) I found out that a bag would be a great proof of concept project.
  5. Floppy silicone Disk Coasters Set of 6,Durable heat resistant non,slip protect your tables,Retro writing Coasters for your drinks out of 5 stars 5 $ $ 74 $ $
  6. FLOPPY DISK DENSITY Today's HD or "high-density" floppy-disk storage format has been around since It stores about 1, kilobytes of data on the two sides of a /2" floppy disk. The previous generation of formatting is DD or "double-density". It maps out just KB on a nearly identical disk.
  7. Now, remember that hi-fi gear came from pro audio. Any real audio pro knew that all decent speakers used horns, or Helmholtz resonators, or various ingenious combinations of same, to do sort of what a transformer did, only acoustically. 1 Their huge boxes matched the feeble wiggles of the speaker cones to the big wiggles that made big sound.
  8. Mar 19,  · In my expperience, floppy drives that have been unused for an extended perion of time (or floppies that are exposed to a dirty environment for a shorter time) will usually trash the first disk inserted. My guess is that the dirt on the heads gets wiped onto the disk surface. when that happens, the floppy disk itself is ruined.

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