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Re: Floppy disc images



The external 5.25 floppy drive is a real thing.

The kind that works with a USB port, however, has to be put together from an external controller 
and an external enclosure plus a bare drive. Details here:

http://www.deviceside.com

There are other sources for similar boards, but this seems the most complete. I don�t 
have one, so can�t give a full report.

There was also the kind that connected to a parallel port and only worked with a true DOS 
computer. I have one of these, which I connect once every two or three years to an old 
ThinkPad 760XL that boots to DOS. You can find these on eBay, but you�ll need a true 
DOS computer and the DOS drivers, which presumably can be found because I found them many years.