Got a Toshiba compatible usb floppy drive, will I be able to read, write, and erase?

Discussion in 'Windows XP General Discussion' started by DK59, Dec 28, 2018.

  1. DK59


    Aug 28, 2018
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    Seems kind of obvious but it’s a usb 1.1 device and I have no idea if it’ll actually erase previous floppy drives allowing me to use them at all. It’s a model PA3109U-1FDD if that helps.
    DK59, Dec 28, 2018
  2. DK59


    Dec 10, 2012
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    Features and specifications:

    • Easily and quickly access or transfer data
    • Reads and writes standard 1.44 MB floppy disks
    • Fast data transfer rate of up to 500 kbps
    • Powered via USB port--no AC adapter needed
    • Connect instantly without powering down your notebook or interrupting your workflow
    • Bootable with Toshiba portables
    • Compatible with all Toshiba portable computers with a USB port and Windows 98 or above (Windows 98, 2000, Me, XP or XP Pro)
    • Media size: standard 3.5-inch floppy disk
    • Capacity: 1.44 MB
    • Rotation: 300 rpm
    • Transfer rate: 500 kbps (high), 250 kbps (low)
    • One-year limited warranty
    • Dimensions and weight: 4.1 x 0.7 x 5.5 inches; 8.9 ounces
    • Connectivity: USB
    What's in the Box
    One Toshiba USB-powered External Floppy Disk drive, User Manual and CE notice sheet

    above from here, so it looks like it should do what you want. :)
    Elizabeth23, Dec 28, 2018
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