Still one of the most used media types in the world
Nowadays, most computers and notebooks are shipped without a floppy drive. However, the need for a floppy drive still exists; the old, trustworthy 3.5” floppy disk is still one of the most used media types in the world. Small files like drivers, software updates, patches for operating systems, anti-virus updates and boot-diskettes are still being shipped on floppy disks.
Also, a lot of people still have old text files, spreadsheets, pictures etc saved on floppy disks. So there will always come a time when you need a floppy drive for a software update, to access some of your old data, or you need a diskette to quickly save a small file on. The new Freecom External USB Floppy Drive is all that you need. Affordable, easy to use, lightweight: very portable and very convenient. Installing the USB floppy drive could not be easier: Just plug it into the USB port of your computer and you’re ready to go!
The Freecom External USB Floppy Drive is also a very cost-effective replacement for when your existing floppy drive is broken. Powered through your USB port, this USB floppy drive gets you up and running in seconds. Keep it simple!
- Ultra small, lightweight black design floppy disk drive
- Low noise, due to high quality materials
- Hot swappable. No need to restart when connect or disconnect
- Simple connection via USB cable
- Power via USB port. No AC adapter needed
- Bootable with most notebook and desktop computers
- Perfect for file transfer and file backup
- Supports 1.44 MB floppy formats
- No driver needed for Windows ME / XP / 7 and Mac
- All Freecom devices meet the highest industry standards
- Including 2 3.5” High Density floppy disks
- Two years manufacturer’s warranty
Travel back in time
Most notebooks and netbooks are not equipped with a floppy drive these days, but any companies still work with trustworthy floppy disks. Maybe you still even have your floppy collection from the old days? Freecom offers an ideal solution - simply connect Freecom’s Floppy Drive to your notebook or netbook via USB to access your files.
Get the job done
Floppy disks are still often used in the automotive industry, within government organisations, and by system administrators as well as millions of home users. Freecom’s Floppy Disk Drive gets the job done.
Easy as 1, 2, 3 with USB
Simply connect Freecom’s Floppy Disk Drive via USB cable to your notebook and review the files on your floppy drives. What’s more, with its slimline design, the drive is easy to carry around.
Interface: USB 1.1 (12 Mbit/s), USB 2.0 compatible
Power Requirements: power via USB port, no power adapter required
Media Standards: 3.5” Floppy Disks, double sided high-density
Performance: Spindle speed: 300 U/min
Shock: 5G max, non-operating: 100G max.
Safety Standards: UL standard, CS A standard, TÜV standard, CE standard
MTBF: 30.000 POH
Dimensions: 14.2 x 10.3 x 1.7 cm
Weight: 280 g
Operating temperature: 10°C / 35°C
Storage temperature: -20°C / 70°C
Minimum System Requirements
PC: Any PC with a free USB port, running Windows 98SE, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Mac OS 9/10.x