[Darkroom] MAC ZIP Drive...?

Jas Strong modulararithmetic at gmail.com
Mon Aug 22 00:25:05 PDT 2011


If you install the Boot Camp drivers from a mac install disc, Windows
can read HFS partitions.  You don't need a Mac to do this.

-J.

On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 8:13 PM, Brian Morris <cymraegish at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a SCSI mac zip drive -- I need to use it with my antique computer
> collections though ... there were in the past year several of the drives
> around Noisebridge, as far as I know tho they got recycled = disappeared.
>
> I left a SCSI card in the darkroom for the dye sub printer, last week, did
> anyone find / install it ?
>
> Anyway, I also have a couple old macs with internal zip drives I could read
> for you.
>
> The problem by the way is not just the Drive, it is the format of the disk.
> Just like with any Mac hard drive, you need to be able to read it. You can
> read it in Linux, but as far as I know, on windoze you have to pay for the
> software. I don't use windoze but I may have a 30-day trial program - I say
> I may because all I know is what it says on the CD - I have never tried it
> or used it, I don't touch windoze.
>
> So if you can find a USB Zip drive you can read the files in Linux, mounted
> with -t hfs
>
> Brian
>
>
>
> On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 1:18 PM, Ben Rupert <meowdip at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Are mac and PC zip drives different?  I think I still have a zip drive
>> around.  I think it's a USB interface with a separate power supply which
>> I may or may not still also have.  Do you think this will work?
>>
>> Ben
>>
>> On 08/21/2011 01:08 PM, M.J.S wrote:
>> > I know this is ancient technology, but does anyone have a MAC ZIP DRIVE?
>> >
>> > I have old photo projects trapped in a MAC ZIP DISK and I would like to
>> > transfer it out.
>> >
>> > If anyone has one I can borrow or refer to a place where I can use one,
>> > Id be really greatful!
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
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