Models Floppy Drive
AR-317OFS (interface) FDD SCSI-2
AR-317OFI (interface) FDD IDE/AT
Capacity (formatted MB) 1.44/.720 170.6
Data heads 2 2
Track density (TPI) 135 4,300
Max recording density (BPI) 17.43 81,000
Seek times (ms)
Average 94 <12
Track to track 3 3
Rotational speed (RPM) 360 3805
Spin-up time (seconds) <.48 <2
Buffer (KB) None 128
Max. sustained transfer rate (MB/Sec.) 2.00
Minutes to back up 170 MB -2.5
Uncorrectable data error rate (bits) <1 in 1013
MTBF (POH) 30,000 100,000
Operating (G's) 10 10
HD capacity (formatted MB) 170.6
Magnetic media (substrate) Glass
Cartridge shock immunity (inches)
Drop to hard surface 24"
With jacket 36"
Cartridge insertions (min) 10,000
FLOPPY PDC DRIVE
Power (Voltage DC) +5V +5% +5V +5%
R/W Seek made (W) 1.35 2.40
Ready/Idle mode (W) 1.35 1.35
Sleep mode (W) 0.015 0.06
Height 1.0"(25.4 mm) 0.23"(5.85 mm)
Width 4.0"(101.6 mm) 2.74"(69.70 mm)
Length 5.75"(146 mm) 3.20"(81.40 mm)
Weight 15 oz. (426 gm) 1.5oz. (44 gm)
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