HiFD disk

HiFD disk

(HIgh Capacity Floppy Disk) A 3.5" diskette introduced in 1998 by Sony and Fuji Photo Film Company that held 200MB. HiFD drives could read and write standard 1.44MB floppy disks. Although the HiFD held 138 times as much as a floppy, it never caught on because Zip disks and CD-R technology became popular.


HiFD Cartridge
HiFD disks held 138 times as much data as a standard floppy, and the drives also supported the common 3.5" diskette.
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The new HiFD disk is compatible with the internal drive being offered by IBM as an option on selected desktop PCs, as well as the external HiFD drive now being offered by Sony.
6MB/second) of Fujifilm's HiFD disk makes it quick and easy for users to store, transport and play back large text files, CD-quality music and digital video on a single HiFD floppy disk.
The Fujifilm HiFD disk carries a suggested retail price of $13.
The Fujifilm 200MB HiFD disk will carry a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $13.
Shipments of Fujifilm's new HiFD disks will begin Monday, November 15.
Also, a V-lock mechanism ensures that a HiFD disk cannot be mistakenly inserted into a conventional floppy drive.
5-inch floppy, Zip and HiFD disks, 4mm and 8mm data tapes, DLTtape, 1/4-inch data cartridges, rewritable magneto-optical disks and CD-Recordable and Rewritable discs.
5-inch floppy, Zip 250, Zip and HiFD disks, 4mm and 8mm data tapes, DLTtape, 1/4-inch data cartridges, rewritable magneto-optical disks and CD-Recordable and Rewritable discs.