At a glance The ThinkPad SuperDisk (LS-120) UltraslimBay Drive lets you save valuable hard disk drive (HDD) space. This option increases the storage capacity up to 120 MB on a single, 3.5-inch diskette, providing 83 times more storage than a traditional diskette. ThinkPad 600 customers can use the LS-120 diskette drive to:
Transfer large data files
Store information from the Internet
This storage option can accommodate graphics, photos, sound, and video on a single diskette without compression. In addition to saving disk space, this option delivers up to five times the performance (sustained data transfer rate) of the 1.44 MB diskette drive. The ThinkPad SuperDisk (LS-120) UltraslimBay Drive is read-write backwards-compatible with 1.44 MB and 720 KB DOS-formatted diskettes and can also be used to boot to a standard floppy disk.
Warranty 1 year limited Customer Carry-In Exchange
Packaging One box containing
SuperDisk (LS-120) Drive
BIOS update diskette
Marketing and FRU part numbers Worldwide Marketing part number -> 20L1929 FRU part number -> 20L1922
Product dates Worldwide
Announce date-> 08/11/1998
Planned availability date-> *
Technical specifications Performance specifications as known at time of announcement
Average data transfer rate 400 to 633 KB/sec
Seek time 70 ms
Storage capacity 120 MB
Diskette size 3.5"
Physical, environmental, and compatibility specifications as known at time of announcement
Between 5 degrees Celcius and 55 degrees Celcius
Operating between 8% and 90%
ENERGY STAR-compliant: * . The ENERGY STAR emblem does not represent EPA endorsement of any product or service.
Hardware requirements All ThinkPad 600 and 600E
Limitations Some configurations may not be supported.
The symbol * is used to denote that the information is currently unavailable for this product.
All dates are represented in the US English format of mm/dd/yyyy (where mm=month, dd=day, yyyy=year).
FRU stands for Field Replacement Unit. It is the part number used for ordering service/replacement parts.
Effective Withdrawal means that on the given date the products will have been withdrawn from marketing. After that date, the product can not be obtained directly.