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| Fujitsu Personal, Sony Release 1.3GB MO Products
January 26, 1999 (TOKYO) -- Fujitsu Personal System Ltd. announced 1.3GB
MO drives, and Sony Corp. debuted an MO disk with the same storage capacity.
|Both products comply to specifications set in "GIGAMO," a 3.5-in. MO
disk standard jointly developed and announced by Fujitsu Ltd. and Sony
With large 1.3GB capacity, GIGAMO adopted magnetically induced super
resolution technology to bring the transfer rate up to 5.92MB/sec.
Fujitsu Personal is a marketing company belonging to the Fujitsu group.
It sells personal devices for business such as personal computers and
Fujitsu Personal will offer five types of GIGAMO-compliant products,
all of which will use drives made by Fujitsu. The Windows version for
the external "SMB-1300W" drive will be available at 119,000 yen (US$1,050).
Shipments will begin in mid-February.
Sony's GIGAMO-compliant "EDM-G13C" MO disk will be available at an open
price and will go on sale as Feb. 5.
� Fujitsu, Sony Collaborate on 1.3GB, 3.5-in. MO
� Fujitsu to Sell Sample 1.3GB MO Drives in December
(BizTech News Dept.)
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