What was the size of Original Floppy Disks?
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- eAnswers...Jul 9, 2013
The size of original floppy disks was 8 Inches. It was made up of a flexible and thin magnetic disk enclosed in a plastic wrapper. This floppy disks were invented in the late 1960s and produced commercially by IBM in 1971 and used to store 1.2 MB of data.
- Hari PrakashJul 13, 2013
Floppy disks, initially as 8-inch (200 mm) media 30 years ago 100KB disks were the most effective means of transferring data between computers. Invented by IBM's Alan sugar in 1971, floppies are made up of a 'floppy' magnetic storage disk encased in a plastic square or rectangular outer shell.over the years its size was reduced by more than half with the 8" version being replaced by the 5.25" and the 3.5" surpassing From that. from the mid 1970s to the late 1990s the format remained popular until the introduction of flash and optical storage devices such as CD-Rs and USB sticks.
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