|Get this A+ Hardware CertiGuide for your own computer.|
Use coupon code "SAVE50" to get it half price!
A few manufacturers had Maxtor
leading the charge for more speed and capacity over MFM. Using
the same set of cables as MFM (the set was a single
34-pin cable that could support 2 drives, and a 20
pin cable for each drive) it moved the error checking
along with the encoding and decoding to the drive,
off the controller, making it faster than MFM.
This was the rationale behind the Enhanced Small Device Interface
Floppies are still MFM
None of the encoding schemes beyond MFM made it to the floppy drive because the need for more efficiency was not considered necessary but backward compatibility with existing media was considered crucial.
|If you find CertiGuide.com useful, please consider making a small Paypal donation to help the site, using one of the buttons below. You can also donate a custom amount using the far right button (not less than $1 please, or PayPal gets most/all of your money!) In lieu of a larger donation, you may wish to consider buying an inexpensive PDF equivalent of the CertiGuide to A+ (Core Hardware) from StudyExam4Less.com. (Use coupon code "SAVE50" to save a full 50% off the already low price!) Thanks for your support!|
Table Of Contents - Contact Us
CertiGuide to A+ (Core Hardware) (http://www.CertiGuide.com/aplush/) on CertiGuide.com
Version 1.0 - Version Date: December 6, 2004
Adapted with permission from a work created by Tcat Houser.
CertiGuide.com Version © Copyright 2004 Charles M. Kozierok. All Rights Reserved.
Not responsible for any loss resulting from the use of this site.