32486Re: [midatlanticretro] RE: Mid-Atlantic Altair CP/M
- Sep 23, 2013On 09/23/2013 02:26 PM, joshbensadon wrote:
> Another point about 8" disks, they stored more than the 360K 5-1/4 disks.I'm sorry but I must disagree. By a wide margin, the most common 8"
> Only the HD 5-1/4 drives or HD 3-1/2 drives could compete and those
> drives were pricey.
disk format in actual use in that era was SSSD. The formatted (data)
capacity of an 8" SSSD disk under CP/M is about 241KB.
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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