The original description page was here. The later Iomega REV drive attempted to use similar technology to address the same market segment as the Jaz drive had done. The model number on this unit is VSi. Retrieved from ” https: June Learn how and when to remove this template message.
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A removable disk for Jaz 2GB drive.
Iomega Iomega Jaz 2GB JAZ External SCSI Specs – CNET
Following the success of the Iomega Zip drivewhich stored data on 2yb magnetic cartridges with MB nominal capacity, the company developed and released the Jaz drive. Views Read Edit View history. We are constantly finding all types of cool stuff.
Initially the drive featured 1GB capacity per removable disk; this was increased to iomegx in Licensing for more information. Earlier Jaz drives could overheat, and loading-mechanism jams could leave a disk stuck in the drive. Jaz drives are hard-disk technology, making them susceptible to contaminants in the drive; dust and grit could be introduced through a hole in the disk case where the motor drove the platters, and any dust built up on the external case could enter the drive with its next insertion.
As a result, the two platters could lose alignment, rendering the cartridge unusable. Furthermore, the mechanism used to attach the platters to jaaz spindle motor was complex and tended to vibrate noisily.
Views View Edit History. Serial numbers for all prod ucts are recorded. It was left to the RDX Technology drive to move the heads into the cartridge, which increased reliability by essentially making the cartridge an electro-mechanical duplicate of a modern external disk drive.
Forcibly ejecting a stuck disk could destroy both drive and disk. Public domain Public domain false false. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The Jaz drive is a removable hard disk storage system sold by the Iomega company from to Logo der Iomega Jaz.
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SCSI interfaces were standard in Apple Macintosh computers but were rare in the much larger market of end-user PCs, usually requiring an extra jaaz card to be bought and installed. Although it is free of copyright restrictions, this image may still be subject to other restrictions. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. If you want to use it, you have to ensure that you have the legal right to do so and that 2bg do not infringe any trademark rights.
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