I thought they may be difficult to find. Thanks for info.
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> Subject: Re: looking for 144 MB flloppies not 1.44 MB
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> "Donny" <no_spam@thank_you.com> wrote in news:cGUVd.4561$bp.3114
> > I am searching for some 144 MB floppies. Not the 1.44 MB. It is an
> > item. Is there any place that sells them?
> > Thanks,
> > Donny
> June 14, 1999, Volume 17, Issue 13
> Caleb UHD-144
> Manufacturer: Caleb Technology ((E-Mail Removed) ) Average price per
> drive: $79-$99 Average price per disk: $5-$9 (sold in packs of three)
> Storage capacity: 144 megabytes
> Caleb is one of the newer entries to the portable storage arena, with
> both internal and external versions of the UHD-144 drive hitting the
> market last December. The company also has plans to release a version
> that connects to a PC's universal serial bus (USB) in the third quarter
> of 1999, which will make connections between a drive and computer a piece
> of cake.
> Caleb's biggest perk is its low price. With a list price of $79, it's
> easily $20 cheaper than its nearest competitor. Like most of the other
> drives mentioned here, the UHD-144 plays 3-1/2 inch floppies as well as
> its own disks. UHD-144 disks are the least expensive of those available,
> with an average of $5 per disk (versus $10 to $12 for other brands), and
> the disks hold 144 megabytes each, second to Sony's HiFD floppies (which
> hold 200 megabytes apiece).
> The main knock on Caleb's drive is that it's a newcomer to the portable
> storage market.
> Because it is so new, and because Iomega and the LS-120 already have a
> good foothold in this area, some PC makers may be reluctant to offer
> computers that rely on a new storage format. Such reluctance could
> provide a big stumbling block to Caleb's growth in the near future. And
> with fewer UHD-144 drives on the market, users may not have the freedom
> to share data as easily as they could with a Zip drive or SuperDisk.
> Still, if price is the overriding factor, and if you're willing to take
> the chance on a product that may not be around for long, the UHD-144
> might be worth investigating.
> ---- As far as locating disks for this device ... after doing a cursory
> search it appears the company is no longer doing business ... so E-Bay
> might be the best bet ...