a data storage device in which data is stored on a vinyl disk which is inserted in a COMPUTER'S disk drive to enable the computer to ‘read’ the information contained on it or to ‘write’ information onto it.
The package includes an auger-style chip conveyor, programmable coolant nozzle, 16mn program memory, Visual Quick Code programming, floppy disk drive, spindle orientation, 4th-axis drive, coordinate rotation/scaling, user-definable macros, remote jog handle, and high-speed machining software.
Dubbed the 'SUV of Laptops', the FieldGo S1 from Broadbax Systems is a self-contained mobile computer that boasts a 2.8 GHz Intel processor (although other options are available), 2 GB of SDRam and three drive bays for either 7200 or 10,000 rpm hard discs, DVD or DVD-R/RW or CD-R/RW drives, a hard-to-believe-they're-still-around floppy disk drive and two full-length expansion slots for user-specific requirements.
It features a 1.67 GHz AMD Athlon processor, 256M of RAM, a massive 80GB hard drive, a CD-RW, DVD drive, and a floppy disk drive. The PC ships with Windows HP Home Edition and is equipped to handle heavy office productivity or multimedia tasks (www.emachines.com; $649.99).