Also known as: 5¼ inch floppy diskette, 5.25 inch minifloppy, 5.25" floppy disk
|Dimensions||5.25 inches by 5.25 inches|
Single-sided, 8 sectors/track: 160 KB (1981)
Single-sided, 9 sectors/track: 180 KB (1983)
Double-sided: 360 KB (1983)
High-Density (HD): 1.2 MB (1984)
Note: dates are for IBM PC support. Other hardware supported these (and other capacities) earlier.
Successor to the 8 inch floppy
Succeeded by the 3.5 inch floppy
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