Feb 8, Posts: Views Read Edit View history. Disconnect, Sync data transfer, and Removable should be checked there. For those on a budget that precluded SCSI solutions, parallel Zip drives were fantastic – until CD burners became affordable and standard a couple of years later. USB flash drives ultimately proved to be the most popular rewritable storage medium among the general public due to the near-ubiquity of USB ports on personal computers and soon after because of the far greater storage sizes offered.

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Notify me of new posts by email. Parallel ZIP were always crap.

This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options. But there’s no harm in trying, so give it a shot.

And there are a few more modes you could try: See these Microsoft Knowledge Base articles for more info:. I believe the drive in question is a Zip You’ll need to enable the following drivers in Device Drivers:.

Media Form Factor metric. It just came with one cable that auto-sensed and it also worked fine on an A equipped with a SCSI controller. InPC World rated the Zip drive as the 15th worst technology product of all time. Dagon Ars Scholae Palatinae Tribus: Rotating disc computer storage media Iomega storage devices Floppy disk drives Computer-related introductions in Sep 2, Posts: This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking.


Calculate Varies based on location and shipping method. Higher-capacity drives can read lower-capacity media. Supposedly, the Bidir, EPP, and Fast settings do not force the specified mode and can revert to nibble mode if necessary.

Ok, thanks, but I don’t think the situation is quite this desparate yet. It used regular CD-R media and had no format relation to the magnetic Zip drive.

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Windows 2000 doesn’t detect Iomega parallel port ZIP drive

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If you’re using Windows 98then you may need to use Ppa3. Have one to sell?

Windows doesn’t detect Iomega parallel port ZIP drive

Fortunately when I have deadline stuff to print I always bring iomegw on 2 media. Home Entertainment by Ty Pendlebury Oct 28, Wouldn’t that be easiest? These are the ones you should grab. Zip drives are still used today by retro-computing enthusiasts as a means to transfer large amounts compared to the retro hardware of data between modern and older computer systems. Nov 7, Posts: