From: John P. Looney (valen at domain redbrick.dcu.ie)
Date: Wed 05 May 1999 - 16:59:10 IST
On Wed, May 05, 1999 at 04:47:03PM +0100, Paul Curtayne mentioned:
> any opinions on the Jaz drive from Iomega: removable 2 GB disks (~75
> quid each), SCSI interface., cost 299 sterling inc. VAT.
You should ask yourself. Do you feel lucky ? Friend had one, and backed up
a load of stuff onto 3 disks & wiped his system. Then dropped the disks.
Two died, one survived. When he found this out, he went home, killed his
family, threw biscuits at his dog, sold his bootfloppies to Microsoft, and
ate 40 square meters of carpet till the nice men came for him.
> In PCW this month it's the editor's choice of removable media and by
> far the fastest of the test machines which included Iomega zip, Lacie
> MO 640 (magneto-optical), and Panasonic LF-1500(magneto-optical) and
> superdisk10X. (uses either CD or a "unique phase change method by
I'd prefer to back stuff up to paper rather than trust an IOmega Jazz
-- Is PIRACY killing the Amiga?" bravely ponders AMIGA FORMAT - well, either that or someone's stopped manufacturing the hardware. -- www.ntk.net (30.04.99)
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