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MicroSolutions Backpack #014350
3.5" External 3.5" Floppy Drive for Parallel Port (LPT)

Backpack Hardware Features:

  • No cards to install; plugs into parallel printer port
  • Easy Plug-And-Play installation
  • Use with 720KB and 1.4MB Diskettes
  • Portable, compact
  • Perfect for notebooks, desktops
  • Printer port pass-through on all Backpack drives allows you to print without disconnecting the drive
  • All Backpack products can be daisy chained 

Backpack Software Features:

  • Simple software installation
  • Background formatter allows you to format diskettes while performing other tasks
  • Allows for logical B: drive assignments in for single diskette drive systems
  • Non-stop option for uninterrupted boot when drive is not present

 System Requirements

  • MS-DOS 2.0 or above
  • IBM PC, XT, AT, PS/1, PS/2 or 100%25 compatible
  • IBM compatible parallel port or enhanced parallel port
  • Windows and Windows 95 compatible


  • 3.5 Inch external diskette drive
  • Driver software
  • User's Guide on diskette
  • Data cable
  • AC power supply

New, unopened.

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