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Media Formats

BDPL staff are able to migrate content stored on the following media formats: 

  • Floppy Disks:
    • 5-1/4"
    • 3-1/2" (including Mac 400K and 800K)
  • Optical media:
    • CDDA (Compact Disc Digital Audio)
    • DVD-Video
    • Data discs (CD and DVD)
  • SM/SD Memory cards
  • Zip disks (100 MB only)
  • External hard drives
    • SATA interface
    • IDE interface
  • USB drives (thumb drive, external hard drive)

If units, faculty, or staff have other storage media (such as 8" floppy disks or magnetic tape), the BDPL manager can explore alternate recovery options, including the use of a third-party service.

Hardware

The BDPL contains the following equipment:

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  • Iomega CF/Microdrive and SM/SD/MMC/MS Reader

With the above equipment, BDPL staff are able to migrate content stored on the following media formats: 

  • Floppy Disks:
    • 5-1/4"
    • 3-1/2" (including Mac 400K and 800K)
  • Optical media:
    • CDDA (Compact Disc Digital Audio)
    • DVD-Video
    • Data discs (CD and DVD)
  • SM/SD Memory cards
  • Zip disks (100 MB only)
  • External hard drives
    • SATA interface
    • IDE interface
  • USB drives (thumb drive, external hard drive)

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