We offer a wide variety of DS/HD and DS/DD floppy disks.​   Here is what the terms mean.

DS/HD or MF2-HD "high density":

 

The term DS/HD means double sided high density.  Sometimes called MF2-HD.  

When used in connection with 3.5 inch floppy diskettes, the disk capacity is 2.0 MB before the disk is formatted.  When formatted for IBM, the disks are 1.44 MB.

When used in connection with 5.25 inch floppy disks, the disk capacity is 1.4 MB before the disk is formatted.  When formatted for IBM, the disks are 1.2 MB.

DS/DD or MF2-DD "low density":

The term DS/DD means double sided double density.  Sometimes called MF2-DD or low density disks.  

When used in connection with 3.5 inch floppy diskettes, the disk capacity is 1MB before the disk is formatted.  When formatted for IBM, the disks are 720K.

When used in connection with 5.25 inch floppy disks, the disk are 500K before the disk is formatted.  When formatted for IBM, the disks are 360K.

Here's how to tell the difference on 3.5" disks.

Here's how to tell the difference on 5.25" disks.

Questions?

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Here's the difference between DS/HD and DS/DD disks.

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