Specifies the mechanical, physical and magnetical characteristics of the cartridge, so as to provide physical interchangeability between data processing systems. It also specifies the method of recording, the quality of recorded signals, the track layouts and the track formats. Such flexible disk cartridges are identified as ISO type 305. Together with a standard for volume and file structure, for instance ISO/IEC 9293, it allows full data interchange between data processing systems.
Status: WithdrawnPublication date: 1995-09
Edition: 1Number of pages: 60
Technical Committee: ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 23 Digitally recorded media for information interchange and storage
- ICS :
- 35.220.21 Magnetic disks
ISO/IEC 14169:1995Stage: 95.99
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