5 Quick Format: Select this if the media has already been
physically formatted. Since only the system area of the
media need be formatted, this will require less time.
Full Format: Select this when formatting media that has
not been physically formatted. You should also select this
type of formatting if writing errors occur frequently with
It is not necessary to perform a Full Format on SCSI
media that has been physically formatted at 512 bytes/
block. Perform the Quick Format for such media.
Only 512 bytes/block media can be formatted.
6 To format the media, press the OK button. To cancel
without formatting, press the Cancel button.
After a ﬂoppy disk has been formatted by the TRITON, a
2HD ﬂoppy will hold 1.44 MB (18 sectors/track), and a
2DD ﬂoppy will hold 720 KB (9 sectors/track). A maxi-
mum of 4 GB can be formatted on an external SCSI
device connected via the EXB-SCSI (sold separately).
0–4: Media Info
This displays information on the media that is selected by
"Drive Select" (0–1c).
The volume label of the media.
The speciﬁed SCSI ID. If the TRITON's internal ﬂoppy disk
drive is selected, "–" will be displayed.
The type of media.
The vendor ID, product, and product version, etc.
The type of format. If not formatted, this will indicate
The capacity of the media (in bytes).
The free capacity of the media (in bytes).
The write protect status of the media. This will indicate
"On" if protected, or "Off" if not protected.
This will indicate "Yes" if the media of the selected device
can be removed (e.g., ﬂoppy disk, MO disc, removable hard
disk). If the media is ﬁxed, this will be "No."