jaz drive

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Jaz Drive definition

hardware, storage
Iomega Corporation's drive which takes removable one or two gigabyte disk cartridges which contain conventional hard disks.
Internal and external drives are available claiming an average transfer rate of 330 megabytes per minute - though that is dependant on the SCSI adapter, the parallel port adapter is unlikely to reach anything like this speed. The Jaz drive was the successor to the company's more establistablished Zip Drive.
(1998-08-28)

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