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I need to know if there is a 3.5" floppy diskette that has more than 1.44.
I need this to use on our keyboard at our church.

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3.5" typical Floppy Drive will support floppies only upto 1.44 MB. However, you can get 2.88 Floppy Drive in 3.5".

Ebay lists the item on the following link :

http://search.ebay.com/2-88-floppy-drive_W0QQfkrZ1QQfnuZ1QQsatitleZ2Q2e88Q20floppyQ20drive

Please check if it suits your requirement.

Best of luck,
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