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Contrast this to a floppy disk cleaning system, where the drive spins the cleaning medium at normal speed in direct contact with the floppy drive heads. Older versions of the Bernoulli Box are supposed to be slow. This made for a system that was nearly crash proof – a disruption in power or disturbance in the airflow caused by dust or a sudden thump would cause the flexible disc to “fall away” from the drive head, resulting in a temporary failure with no physical damage. Released in , the Bernoulli box was a high-capacity magnetic drive with removable disk cartridges. There was a problem completing your request.

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I have one of the later Alpha units. But if you needed removable storage this was the best solution available. Not too long after this drive was available Iomega introduced the Bernoulli Box II using a smaller cartridge based on the same principle. Ships from and sold by Comet Enterprises, Inc. Once the process is complete the green light will go out, signalling that you can unlatch and remove iomea cartridge. Results 1 to 10 of Don’t see what you’re looking for?


The disks look like this: View Cart Proceed to checkout. You partition the media just like you do a hard drive or a Zip drive. However, every now and then, it was needed to clean heads.

I still have a dual 90 Meg model. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Floppy disk drives Iomega storage devices Discontinued media formats.

Turn on 1-Click ordering for this browser. Include Add a Protection Bernoullu The media was expensive also. But they were excellent in the days before CD burners.

What is a Bernoulli Drive?

Loading recommendations for this item The cleaning cartridge on the smaller drives operates basically the same way. This page was last edited on 30 Septemberat The lever was connected to a mechanism that moved the cleaning pad back and bwrnoulli under the drive head. Feedback If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. The filter was not perfect, but head was immune to some smaller particles.


Bernoulli Box

From Io,ega, the free encyclopedia. The only reason I had them is because they had recently become obsolete at my Dad’s job when they all switched over to Zip disks.

I remember seeing these in a branch office of a company I worked for. I came across this AH last summer in bad bbernoulli – it had been in storage quite a while and had accumlated a bit of dust and grime. Please try your search again later. Home Dictionary Tags Hardware.

Released inthe Bernoulli box was a high-capacity magnetic drive with removable disk cartridges. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. One thing Mike forgot to mention is that these suckers have to weigh about 50 pounds each. See questions and answers.