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Exatron Stringy Floppy as described by Bill Fletcher

The Extratron Stringy Floppy was actually a wafer thin tape cassette digital storage medium (but tape was passe in the 1978 time frame) so it was called a "stringy" floppy (a floppy but all strung out, see!? Campbell Union high school teacher (retired) Bill Fletcher models and describes the Stringy Floppy, here used with the Tandy TRS80 Model 1 from Radio Shack. This was a preferred storage device for the TRS80 Mod 1.

Bill Fletcher and the Stringy Floppy (MP3 file)

DSC03006.JPG The drive DSC03007.JPG
The media
TRS80 Model I
Bill Fletcher

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See Also:

Our TRS80 Model 1

Smugmug dissecting of the Stringy Floppy and another page on the Stringy Floppy

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