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for Zip Drive
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
A disk drive from Iomega Corporation
which takes removable hard disks storig 100 to 750
megabytes. Both internal and external drives are
manufactured, making the drive suitable for backup, mass
storage or for moving files between computers. Software is
included to help with file organisation. The internal SCSI
model offers up to 60 MB / minute transfer rate.
The Zip drive was awarded Byte's Readers' Hardware Choice
http://byte.com/art/9607/sec11/art1.htm)">Award 1996 (http://byte.com/art/9607/sec11/art1.htm). It was
superceded by the Jaz drive which takes one gigbyte disks.
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