From: Diarmaid O'Loughlin (dollar at domain csn.ul.ie)
Date: Thu 06 May 1999 - 09:08:08 IST
Yeh I've heard a load or stories like that about them. In my brother's
work they had them. The drives just keept on breaking. They
replaced one about 3 or 4 times.
Dollar at domain csn.ul.ie
D at domain linuxmail.org
On Wed, 5 May 1999, John P. Looney wrote:
> 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
> > laser")
> 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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