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IBM 250MB Zip Internal IDE Drive
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Medium-capacity removable disk storage system
Zip Drives
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Included since: 15 Jul 2005
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 17 Dec 2010 15:10:07
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Product views: 9922
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Long product name Lenovo IBM 250MB Zip Internal IDE Drive:
The short editorial description of Lenovo IBM 250MB Zip Internal IDE Drive
IBM 250MB Zip Internal IDE Drive

Marketing text Lenovo IBM 250MB Zip Internal IDE Drive

The official marketing text of Lenovo IBM 250MB Zip Internal IDE Drive as supplied by the manufacturer
You can now store up to 250MB of data on a removable Zip data cartridge with the IBM Zip 250MB Internal Drive. It can be used in combination with, or in place of, 1.44MB diskette drives currently installed in commercial desktop computer systems. The IBM Zip 250MB Internal Drive features a storage capacity of more than 173 1.44MB diskettes on one Zip 250 media cartridge; internal installation with connection to the IDE interface using either existing IDE cabling or the included 2- drop IDE cable; fast ATAPI Zip technology enabling a maximum sustained data transfer rate of 2.4MB per second; read/write capability for both Zip 100MB and Zip 250MB media; Zip tools with valuable format, backup, copy, and organising utilities for backup, transport, consolidation, organisation, and off-loading of valuable data from network or system hard disk drives and a power-down sleep mode to reduce unnecessary electrical power drain. The Zip 250MB Internal Drive can also be configured to function as the drive A: diskette drive for the system, enabling system boot-up from the drive.

Features & Benefits:

Horizontal or vertical mount option - Can function in locations where space is at a premium, necessitating non-standard device operation.
Power down sleep mode - Reduces unnecessary electrical power drain.
Compact cartridge - Small enough to fit in your pocket, each cartridge stores up to 250MB of data
16-bit data transfers - Allows high data transfer rates up to 1.4MB/s
Automatic media certification during format - Provides specific disk configurations, diagnostic results and logical block information
Short summary description Lenovo IBM 250MB Zip Internal IDE Drive:
This short summary of the Lenovo IBM 250MB Zip Internal IDE Drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Lenovo IBM 250MB Zip Internal IDE Drive, IDE, 6.44 x 3.99 x 1" (163.6 x 101.4 x 25.4 mm), IBM OS/2 4.0; Microsoft Windows 3.1; Microsoft Windows 95; Microsoft Windows 98; Microsoft Windows N
Long summary description Lenovo IBM 250MB Zip Internal IDE Drive:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Lenovo IBM 250MB Zip Internal IDE Drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Lenovo IBM 250MB Zip Internal IDE Drive. Data transfer rate: 2.4 Mbit/s, Burst transfer rate: 11.11 MB/s. Interface: IDE. Weight: 13.8 oz (390 g), Dimensions (WxDxH): 6.44 x 3.99 x 1" (163.6 x 101.4 x 25.4 mm). Compatible operating systems: IBM OS/2 4.0; Microsoft Windows 3.1; Microsoft Windows 95; Microsoft Windows 98; Microsoft Windows N
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Data Transmission
Data transfer rate
Rate at which data can be transferred, usually measured in units per second. May vary with network configurations.
2.4 Mbit/s
Burst transfer rate
11.11 MB/s
Ports & interfaces
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
Weight & Dimensions
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
6.44 x 3.99 x 1" (163.6 x 101.4 x 25.4 mm)
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
13.8 oz (390 g)
System Requirements
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
IBM OS/2 4.0; Microsoft Windows 3.1; Microsoft Windows 95; Microsoft Windows 98; Microsoft Windows NT 4.0; MS-DOS 5.0; Microsoft Windows ME; Microsoft Windows 2000
Technical Details
Storage capacity *
The maximum storage capability of the product.
250 MB
Mean time between failures (MTBF)
Statistical model used to indicate product/mechanism reliability; expressed in hours and percentage of duty cycle. This number (in hours) does not indicate the mean time before failure for a single unit/mechanism.
100000 h
The product is built in.
Seek time
Time necessary to find data on medium.
29 ms
Average latency
The average duration before a device can start with a job (for example reading a file from a hard disk).
10.2 ms