can anyone still read 1980's 5.25 flexible disk cartridges?

  crazy eskimo 17:55 PM 05 Jan 12
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Hi I have been given 3 x 5.25 inch 20mb iomega high capacity flexible disk cartridges from the late 1980's, they look very similar to what I used to call magneto optical disks, but have for want of a better description... a floppy centre!

I'm based in the centre of London, but have a motorcycle so can travel... badly need to grab the data from these disks... so any help would be really appreciated.

Thanks Brian

  northumbria61 18:53 PM 05 Jan 12

There's a specialist firm here that could recover your data but I imagine that it would not be cheap but you can click near bottom of page for a free quote enter link description here

  lotvic 18:57 PM 05 Jan 12

Unfortunately this forum does not yet have the Private Message facility so it would be difficult (impossible even) to privately swap email addresses and home details even if anyone could and wanted to help. (I can't by the way as got rid of my 'old' stuff' when I moved 2 years ago)

  chub_tor 19:23 PM 05 Jan 12

You could try the Iomega Support Forum Click Here

  crazy eskimo 23:01 PM 05 Jan 12

Thanks, Guys for all your help.. I'll check out both suggestions and if anyone did ever want to get in touch, without giving away private emails... I have a website called www.igloopost.co.uk there are contact details there.. thanks again - Bri

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