dealsverbatim floppy disk / 10pk / 3.5" / 1.44mb for…

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It would almost be fun to buy a pack of these and set them out as drink coasters....to actually use them, I'd have to dig out a floppy drive. (I've got one from a desktop circa 1995 and a LS-120 drive with a PCMCIA adapter I could use) :-D

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@khellendros1984: I have disk drives for my c640 dell (sadly this is not a joke)

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Are these still manufactured? Or have they been sleeping in a warehouse for the past century?

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These are just what I need! I have a floppy with a backup copy of the Internet (just in case) and I need some more so I can back up other important stuff too.

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Do they still make 5 1/4 disks? We have a computer at work with both a 3 1/2 and 5 1/4 with no CD or USB. The scary part - we still use it.

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This is a great deal - if it were 1995

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i still have a sony usb floppy drive in working condition.

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I sold my Dell C610 on eBay a couple of years ago and the guy who won it picked it up at my apartment. When I was giving him all the stuff, I handed him the 3.5" floppy drive and said, "I'm including this, too, but I'm sure you'll never used it." It turns out he's a commercial airline pilot and he says his flight instructions or whatever he receives from the airline are actually given to him on 3.5" floppies, so he was like, "no, actually! ..."

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@jordanko 1995 called and they want their deal back *rimshot*

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I just did some hunting to see what kind of prices I could find.

Turns out the 5 1/4 floppies are considered antiques. I found a warehouse hoarding them, but selling 500 for $149.

http://store.colemans.com/cart/5-14-in-floppy-disks-500-disks-p-146.html?currency=USD

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@caffeine_dude: I still have 3 1/2 and 5 1/4 disks from way back when with all my programming stuff from school on them. Even though I no longer have a method to access them I just can't let them go. Hell, I'd need to run them in DOS mode to even run the compilers. I also have all my old audio cassettes and records. I can't play them and they just sit in a couple of boxes taking up space but I'm too damn nostalgic to get rid of them. Someday I'll show all this stuff to my kids so they'll understand why I use the terms "disc" and "album".

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I see these packs on clearance at Winn Dixie for 50 cents...and it's still a rip.

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Wait, what are these things?

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BWAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA The only reason to buy this crap is to make your kids say "WTF is this ancient technology?"

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Amazing. 10pk holds 14.4MB for $4. You can probably find a 4GB flash drive for that much.

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I bought this to give to some one as a gift because I dont like them!

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Somewhere in my old misc. junk box I have a USB 3.5" drive that was killer in its day.

read/write at 4x normal speed...

used it for BIOS updates and XP builds on newer hardware.

Y-data made it I think.

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cool, I can back up my mp3 list. Only 3 disks per song!

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And Windows still starts with drive letter C in memory of twin floppy drives.....

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My computers never die. My 1993 Compaq is still used by my kids for old games (like the original Duke Nukem, Cosmos Cosmic Adventures, etc.) and they're on floppies. This compaq never had a cd-rom drive! (And when I doubled the 4MB RAM way back when to get to 8MB it cost me $200!)

But, sad to say, I do NOT use the millions of empty floppies I still have around somewhere. If I'd known someone was actually wanting to BUY them...!

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@theoneill555: Finding 5.25" disks is trivial in comparison to finding a 5.25" drive that works with modern hardware. I have searched before and never succeeded in finding a USB 5.25" drive; running an internal one is not trivial on modern hardware since they use different connectors on the floppy cable than was is used for 3.5" floppy drives.

If you want to read your 5.25" floppy disks on something more recent you may need to find an external SCSI drive for it, then use adapters to connect it to your modern PC, and hope that somehow the translation works correctly.

In other words you might want to find a utility to use that dual-drive system to image all your 5.25" disks to 3.5" disks so that you can get their contents on to modern systems.

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Can I have these shipped to 1992?

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These would work on the Commodore Amiga series - floppy's are hard to come by now a days.

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Cool! Milhouse and I can sell these at Moe’s for a huge markup and tell people they can backup the whole Internet with them!! Homer will buy one set for sure!!!

Squishees, here we come!

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Perfect for any hipster who insists that old crap is better than new crap. Give this to them, then ask you to put MP3s on them from bands you've never heard of.

Should they manage to pull this off, when they hand the stack back to you, feel free to fling the disks at them like ninja throwing stars.

Don't worry, they're wearing eye protection. All hipsters do, after all...

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Still giving me a shipping amount of 6.95. There a code I'm missing?

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I could almost back up 1 picture one of these. If i really lower the resolution of the picture. That said I still have an old 386 running windows 3.1 and these would be great for it. I also need to find some 5 1/2's but not at an outrageous price.

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I like how everyone votes down any comments that call a spade a spade.

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@theoneill555: Don't tell me - you have a dot matrix printer hooked up to it...

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@gibbypoo: Same here. I would love to buy a couple boxes but I'm not going to pay $7 for shipping. Anyone???

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@lparsons42: Damn Skippy. I have a mostly working Compaq Portable PC III that sits in it's travel bag unloved because the BIOS program is on 5.25" disk images, and I have no machine sitting around that has such a drive attached to write them. without said bios program, I can't fix the configuration issue on it to allow it to boot to the ancient 20 Mbyte(!) hard drive.

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Guys, it looks like they added shipping to the site. I apologize but it looks like we overflowed their sale haha.

I will find us another good link!