Always make sure the power supply is connected
to the drive before inserting a Zip®
a Zip® disk
is inserted without the power supply connected,
and power is then applied, it could damage the Zip
drive. If you accidentally insert a disk when the
power supply is not connected, eject it using the
disk eject procedure,
then connect the power supply and reinsert the disk.
Never use ordinary 3.5" floppy diskettes or floppy
head-cleaning disks in your Zip®
drive. They will cause severe damage to the drive.
put anything into your Zip®
drive except 100MB* Zip disks with the genuine
Zip symbol. Using disks that do not have this
symbol may cause damage to your drive or loss
*100MB where 1MB=1 million bytes. The
capacity reported by your operating system may vary.
For best results, operate your Zip®
drive on a level surface when a Zip disk is inserted
and in use.
Always remove the Zip®
disk from the drive when you are transporting your
only an Iomega Zip®
power supply. Other power supplies might
damage your Zip drive.
Avoid exposing the Zip®
drive and Zip disks to dust, direct sunlight, high
temperature, moisture, or magnetic fields (such
as monitors and some speakers).
Before connecting or disconnecting your Zip®
drive, always shut down the computer and disconnect
power from the Zip drive.
If you have a printer or scanner connected to the
make sure the power supply is connected even if
you are not using the Zip drive. Power to the drive
is required for correct data pass-through.