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floptical

(ˈflɒptɪkəl)
n
a type of floppy disk invented in 1991, which combines optical and magnetic technology in order to produce greater storage density
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Think of it as a floptical delusion, like an optical illusion but real.
5-inch MO or the MD minidisk, or the 20MB Floptical.
Such mediums, as a Random House contract puts it, "shall include, but not be limited to, electronic, magnetic, digital, optical and laser-based information storage and retrieval systems, floppy diskette-based software, CDROM, interactive software and compact discs, floptical disks, ROM Card, silicon chip, on-line electronic or satellite-based data transmission and other such systems, and any other device or medium for electronic reproduction, publication, distribution or transmission, whether now or hereafter known or developed.
Floptica 20/m, floptical drive LANForce Series, RAID disk-array subsystems up to one terrabyte ATOM-AT Thinkpad hard drives & 2.
The RT1600E host adapter includes peripheral support for fixed, Floptical, and removable disk drives.
In a pilot program, Boyington copied technical schematics for tracking stations on floptical disks readable by pen computers from NCR Computer Corp.
One industry committee has recommended the floptical disc as a standard, but the case is far from closed.
2, SMI, CD ROM boot, Flexboot, silentboot, floptical and zip drive are also supported by the Megathon.
The Parallel SCSI Adapter includes peripheral support for CD-ROM, fixed disk, Bernoulli, Syquest, scanners, optical jukebox, multifunction optical, WORM, Floptical disk, and tape drives.
Removable storage options include SyQuest cartridges, Bernoulli disks and Floptical discs.
The Floptical Technology Association (Cupertino, California), founded by four mass storage suppliers--Insite Peripherals, Iomega Corp.
Furthermore, the MegaPlex II includes AMI's performance-enhancing AMIBIOS with ACPI, DMI and Plug-n-Play compliance, USB, SMBIOS, APM, CD-ROM, Floptical and Zip drive support, and 256K GPNVRAM support.