<hardware, storage> A disk drive
from Iomega Corporation
which takes removable 100 megabyte
Both internal and external drives are manufactured, making the drive suitable for backup
, mass storage or for moving files between computers.
Software is included to help with file organisation.
The internal SCSI
model offers up to 60 MB / minute transfer rate.
The Zip drive was awarded Byte
's Readers' Hardware Choice Award 1996 (http://www.byte.com/art/9607/sec11/art1.htm). The company has started to manufacture a larger Jaz
drive, which takes one gigbyte disks.