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Handling The Diskette - Sharp MZ-80SFD Instruction Manual

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Do not touch, soil or scratch the recording surface (Head
Window) of the diskette with your finger. This may cause
improper operation or result in no operation.
Do not bend or fold the diskette or it will become unusable.
Do not bring magnetic things near the diskette or the
contents of the diskette will be destroyed. In addition, it's
dangerous to bring a diskette near machines (motors, etc.)
that generate a magnetic field.
Fill in the index label before pasting it on the jacket or use a
soft pointed pen. If you use a ball-point pen or other hard
object on a label already pasted on the jacket, the diskette
will be damaged.
When not using a diskette, put it in an envelope and file it
away. This also prevents trouble caused by scratches and
Storage temperatures for the diskette are
not leave the diskette exposed to direct sunlight, or locate it
in a place subject to the temperatures exceeding
may cause the jacket to be deformed and unusable.
When using the diskette, ensure that the temperature range
described on the protective envelope is observed. Environ-
mental conditions may differ between the storage and opera-
tion places. This requires the diskette to be placed under the
proper operating environment for a while before use.