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ThinkPad SuperDisk (LS-120) UltraslimBay Drive - Overview

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
  • Backup HDDs

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.

1 year limited Customer Carry-In Exchange

One box containing

  • SuperDisk (LS-120) Drive
  • LS-120 diskette
  • Publications
  • Diagnostics diskette
  • BIOS update diskette

Marketing and FRU part numbers
Marketing part number -> 20L1929
FRU part number -> 20L1922

Product dates

  • 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

Physical, environmental, and compatibility specifications as known at time of announcement


  • 18.6 mm


  • 131.4 mm


  • 143.8 mm

Operating temperature

  • Between 5 degrees Celcius and 55 degrees Celcius

Relative humidity

  • Operating between 8% and 90%

Agency approvals

  • CE Mark
  • UL
  • CSA
  • TUV

ENERGY STAR-compliant: * .
The ENERGY STAR emblem does not represent EPA endorsement of any product or service.

Hardware requirements
All ThinkPad 600 and 600E

Some configurations may not be supported.

Document Note(s)

  1. The symbol * is used to denote that the information is currently unavailable for this product.
  2. All dates are represented in the US English format of mm/dd/yyyy (where mm=month, dd=day, yyyy=year).
  3. FRU stands for Field Replacement Unit. It is the part number used for ordering service/replacement parts.
  4. Effective Withdrawal means that on the given date the products will have been withdrawn from marketing.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.

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