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First post, by Intel486dx33

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Is this drive for IBM PC or Apple ?

Reply 1 of 4, by Horun

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Think it is a standard 5.25"360k floppy, images show standard 34pin slot connector. Found no reference to it being used in early Mac's. Can you supply a GOOD picture of the top back board where the jumpers are ? Way back some of the drives were used in PC, Amiga and others. Have to see the jumpers (or lack of) to tell if it is truly PC or not.

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Reply 2 of 4, by Intel486dx33

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These are some photos I found.

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Reply 3 of 4, by Vynix

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AFAIK no early Macintoshes used 5.25 FDDs, except for the "Twiggy" 128K prototypes.

Unless of course, if you count the Apple II line as Macintoshes, but that's a whole different animal.

Proud owner of a Shuttle HOT-555A 430VX motherboard and two wonderful retro laptops, namely a Compaq Armada 1700 [nonfunctional] and a HP Omnibook XE3-GC [fully working :p]

Reply 4 of 4, by Horun

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Those pictures are useless as for seeing any jumper blocks. According to one website it is PC compatible but the jumpers must be set for a PC and not an Amiga or Amstras (which all use diff jumper settings)...

Hate posting a reply and have to edit it because it made no sense 😁 First computer was an IBM 3270 workstation with CGA monitor. 🤣 Second computer a 286 12Mhz with real IDE drive ! After that came 386, 486, Pentium, P.Pro and everything after....