FACS/H-P -floppy-> Mac/PC driver?
brande at SDSC.EDU
Sat Dec 30 22:24:00 EST 1995
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On Sat, 30 Dec 1995, David R. Johnson wrote:
> Dear Netters,
> We have a flow cytometer that works very well (Becton-Dickenson
> FACSort) connected to a Hewlett-Packard Computer that runs an
> ancient OS and doesn't work very well. For example, only 80 files
> can fit on a floppy, regardless of how small they are (1 parameter
> analysis of 2000 cells is only a few Kb).
> B-D sells a Mac system for the FACS, but it costs a bundle
> Does anyone have (or know of) a floppy driver that works on a DOS
> machine (Windows 3.1) or, preferably, a Mac? This would allow
> importation of FACS data into Excel, etc., and would stop the
> proliferation of H-P formatted floppies around the lab.
> thanks in advance (also for any corrections if my understanding of
> the solution is flawed!)
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