32488Re: [midatlanticretro] RE: Mid-Atlantic Altair CP/M
- Sep 23, 2013-------- Original Message --------
> From: "Dave McGuire" <Mcguire@...>disks.
> Sent: Monday, September 23, 2013 2:46 PM
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> Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] RE: Mid-Atlantic Altair CP/M
> On 09/23/2013 02:26 PM, joshbensadon wrote:
> > Another point about 8" disks, they stored more than the 360K 5-1/4
> > Only the HD 5-1/4 drives or HD 3-1/2 drives could compete and thoseI must disagree with your disagree and raise you a double density single
> > drives were pricey.
> I'm sorry but I must disagree. By a wide margin, the most common 8"
> 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.
sided disk. winning hand.
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