[Coco] Second Floppy
fwp at deepthought.com
Mon Mar 19 12:27:46 EDT 2012
Everytime I see where the price of drives are going I redouble my efforts
to moving from floppies to drivewire!!
The Other Frank
On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 11:15:03AM -0400, Frank Swygert wrote:
> Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 09:34:58 -0400
> From: Louis Ciotti<lciotti1 at gmail.com>
> I would like to add a second floppy to my FD-501 case. Any reasonable
> priced sources?
> And I thought the days of $100+ 5.25" 360K floppy drives were over! The average price I found searching around were in the $55-$75 range, with several as high as $235 for refurbished high end drives.
> I did find some on e-bay under $50, and California Digital is still advertising beige Misubishi drives for $39 and Tandon 180K (single sided like the original CoCo drives) for only $9. Go to http://www.cadigital.com/flopdriv.htm and scroll down near the bottom of the page. Those are the guys with the $45 Dragon 64 computers -- they still advertise them!
> Frank Swygert
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