Define an "old" zip drive please...

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This message was posted by TVkid, posted on August 31, 2001 at 11:17:37 coming from 66.81.45
This message is a reply to Re: SWC DX2 + ZIP Drive ? posted from The Dumper posted at August 31, 2001 at 03:55:29
Is it an old model zip as in NOT a 250mb drive? Or did they make different models of the same 100mb drive?


> > > Juste One question :

> > > How work the ZIP drive in the SWC DX2 !

> > > I have a ZIP 100mo IOMEGA External

> > > Juste Connect the Zip in the SWC DX2 ZIP Port and it Work ?????????

> > Yup, works right out of the box. Just make sure your files are all named with the 8.3 format so your DX2 doesn't confuse you in the way they are displayed.

> > Personally I never understood why people buy the disk dual. I got an external zip 100 drive used for a lot cheaper plus its easier to swap zip disks between the DX2 and my PC.

> There are many reasons people might want to buy a DiskDual. Some of which might be: it holds much more data, new model ZIP drives don't work with the DX2, you can put a CD-ROM in it, it's probably somewhat faster than the ZIP because of faster access times although both transfer over the parallel port whichs limits the max transfer speed.

> If you have an old ZIP it's worth a try but a new one won't work.

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