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3.5" discs
« on: 12:08, 26 April 10 »
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Re: 3.5" discs
« Reply #1 on: 23:06, 26 April 10 »
A bit scary. Its hard enough just finding cassette tape too (would be even harder if it wasnt for all those childrens "sing along"-toy recorders).

Good thing that the amiga was so popular tho, so you can always find a stack of cheap amiga DD floppy backups online and reformat if needed.

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Re: 3.5" discs
« Reply #2 on: 01:00, 27 April 10 »
In Spain it is still common to find 3.5" disks, but they're dissapearing every day.


I've found also in Germany in Saturn stores.


Edit:I just noticed this is my 100th post. Gotta celebrate it!  8)
« Last Edit: 13:09, 27 April 10 by robcfg »

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Re: 3.5" discs
« Reply #3 on: 12:57, 27 April 10 »
Whoa, that was close. For a moment I thought they where about to stop producing 3" discs.

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Re: 3.5" discs
« Reply #4 on: 13:32, 27 April 10 »
Whoa, that was close. For a moment I thought they where about to stop producing 3" discs.

Nooooo, nurgle, 3" discs will be produced until year 2060, don't be afraid.
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Re: 3.5" discs
« Reply #5 on: 16:03, 27 April 10 »
Nooooo, nurgle, 3" discs will be produced until year 2060, don't be afraid.
Yes, and this year is 1989.
Look I see a cpc6128 for sale there £399.99.
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Re: 3.5" discs
« Reply #6 on: 18:46, 27 April 10 »
Yes, and this year is 1989.
Look I see a cpc6128 for sale there £399.99.
Cheap!

Yes but because it has GT65 monitor :(
Look the other, for £599.99 this has a CTM 644!
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Re: 3.5" discs
« Reply #7 on: 16:30, 28 April 10 »
I've never been able to find 3" disks, unless I look on ebay. Tesco's have stopped selling 3.5" disks so I badly need to find somewhere I can buy a load? Any ideas?? I'm not paying ebay prices.

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Re: 3.5" discs
« Reply #8 on: 16:32, 28 April 10 »
Here in Spain you can find 10 piece boxes for 4-5 euros. Depending on how much of them you'd like, postage fees shouldn't be an issue.

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Re: 3.5" discs
« Reply #9 on: 18:07, 28 April 10 »
Here in Spain you can find 10 piece boxes for 4-5 euros. Depending on how much of them you'd like, postage fees shouldn't be an issue.

Do they have an online service???

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Re: 3.5" discs
« Reply #10 on: 11:58, 29 April 10 »
Not exactly.


I wouldn't mind to look for the discs and send them to you...  :laugh:

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Re: 3.5" discs
« Reply #12 on: 12:43, 19 August 10 »
I just bought a box,tdk manufacture disk,very easy to find.And also very easy tapes tdk.

For people outside spain buy here.

http://www.opirata.com/diskettes-c-24.html

or here

http://www.acuista.com/x/disquetes/

tapes:
http://www.opirata.com/audio-video-cassette-c-197.html
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Re: 3.5" discs
« Reply #13 on: 13:07, 19 August 10 »
I just bought a box,tdk manufacture disk,very easy to find.And also very easy tapes tdk.

For people outside spain buy here.

http://www.opirata.com/diskettes-c-24.html

or here

http://www.acuista.com/x/disquetes/

tapes:
http://www.opirata.com/audio-video-cassette-c-197.html
ebuyer.co.uk also have them.
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/233992
damn those are cheap.
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Re: 3.5" discs
« Reply #14 on: 13:37, 19 August 10 »
But you forget,the change pounds/euro the euro now is cheaper that pound.So for the rest of europe is not so cheap.

more cheaper not tdk but cheaper .

http://aguileraweb.com/index.php/cPath/22_41_455?osCsid=db1c470685e0ce90b1ae23d45874f576
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Re: 3.5" discs
« Reply #15 on: 17:40, 19 August 10 »
Great... time to buy some more...

[EDIT] Oh wait, these are 3.5 coasters. But you can find these everywhere, really...
« Last Edit: 17:45, 19 August 10 by Gryzor »