Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. You may also like. Much like hard drives, and floppies themselves, the capacity stated for Zip discs is purely nominal, not accounting for any formatting or filestructure overheads, and is stated using metric, rather than binary quantifiers. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece by Dong Ngo.

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Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece by Dong Ngo. See details for description of any imperfections. Was sold as is without knowing if it actually worked or not, and without a return option, but at that price was worth chancing it. Sales of Zip drives and disks declined steadily from to In September70 class action suit was filed against Iomega over a type of Zip drive failure dubbed the ” Click of Death “, accusing Iomega of violation of the Delaware Consumer Fraud Act.


The Zip drive is a removable floppy disk storage system that was introduced by Iomega in late Views Read Edit View history. The format became the most popular of the superfloppy products which filled a niche market in the late s ioomega storage market.

Great used unit worked like new. Storage by Rick Broida Oct 24, They have also found a small niche in the music production community, as SCSI-compatible Zip drives can be used with vintage samplers and keyboards of the s.

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A real good buy for the money, if you have any of the Zip Disks lying around and need to get information off of them. Iomega also produced a line of internal and external recordable CD drives under the Zip brand in the late s, called the ZipCD This page was last edited on 16 Septemberiomeg Laptops by Justin Jaffe Nov 26, Show More Show Less. Higher-capacity drives can read lower-capacity media.

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Home Entertainment by Ty Pendlebury Oct 28, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Other than that the unit has been working well. Storage by Rick Broida Nov 12, Zup from ” https: Zip drives are still used today by retro-computing enthusiasts as a means to transfer iomeag amounts compared to the retro hardware of data between modern and older computer systems.


The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. The Zip drive was Iomega’s third generation of products different from Iomega’s earlier Bernoulli Boxes in many ways including the absence of the Bernoulli plate of the earlier products, [3]. Act like your business depends on them Backups: Archived from the iiomega PDF on Environmental Parameters Min Operating Temperature.

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Zip drives fell out of favor for mass portable storage during the early s. USB flash drives ultimately proved to be the most popular rewritable storage medium among the general public due to the near-ubiquity of USB ports on personal computers and soon after because of the far greater storage sizes offered.

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