On Fri, Jun 16, 2000 at 02:51:48PM +0100, Aidan Keady came forth with:
> > > Here are some of them:
> > > Viking Componenets - Reads Compact Flash and SmartMedia - USB Port
> > > http://www.cdw.com/shop/products/default.asp?EDC=213875> >
> > Ouch. $74. It's a lot more expensive than I though. Shame. Could be a
> > nice replacement for a floppy drive (yeah, I know, expensive; but compact
> > flash is so cute and small!).
>> It's a shame the Minidisc data standard didn't take off - I think they'd be
> ideal for PDAs - smallish, reasonably high capacity and cheap media. I wonder
> if I could hack mine to double as a mobile storage device as well as Walkman?...
actually, it seems to be back. Saw something on the Sky program Technofile about
the new TEAC 4 track system, which uses a MD data disk... bit more than 120Mb
on it AFAIK.
Silly Sony tried to sell the original one too early..
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