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Panasonic 3.5" Disk Drive

physical object

Identifier
2010.1.24
Description
Panasonic 3.5" Disk Drive circa 1986. The 3.5" Floppy Disk was introduced by Sony in 1980. In 1983 single sided disk drives were released. The double sided compatible version of the 3.5" diskette was made available in 1984. A high density diskette could hold approximately 1.44MB.
Related Term
Magnetic Disks (is described by)

Related person
Systems Design Undergraduate Lab (had as donor)