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> Thanks J. Clarke
> Why a used Microdrive?
The criteria were "reliability and cost", not "capacity" or "transfer rate".
A used Microdrive can be had dirt cheap, and they're designed to compete
directly with solid state CF memory, so they're made to be about as durable
as a hard disk gets.
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