26049Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: I need a back up hard drive recommendation?
- Jun 1, 2012On 06/01/2012 11:03 PM, Matt Patoray wrote:
> The eMac has USB 1.0 and FireWire 400. Internally it uses PATA.Well there you have it, thanks to Matt and Ray.
This being the case, I'd recommend an "external" (grumble) drive with
both USB and FireWire interfaces. USB really sucks as a mass-storage
interface (despite its near-ubiquitous use as such...but remember,
popularity is the hallmark of mediocrity!), so you'll want to use
FireWire whenever possible, and fall back to USB on systems lacking
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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