PalmZIP is a device driver, which enables the use of Iomega's ZIP-drive together with a variety of DOS-compatible palmtop computers, even if Iomega's driver won't work.

Handicaps of Iomega's driver:

Requirements of palmZIP: Characteristics: Support:

You can download a free service pack which contains add-ons and updates for the utilities that come with palmZIP:

Download service pack (24 KByte)

How to access partitioned disks from your desktop PC:

Iomega's driver assigns only ONE drive letter to the ZIP-drive. Therefore only the first partition can be accessed through it. Stefan Matthaeus got around this problem by replacing SCSIDRV.SYS by ASPIDISK.SYS from Adaptec. The corresponding lines in CONFIG.SYS could look like this:


On reboot, three new drive letters will be created which correspond to the partitions of the ZIP-disk.

How to access partitioned disks from Linux:

How to access partitioned disks from an Atari ST computer:

Atari users can access partitioned Zip-disks like described in the following German article edited by : ATARIZIP.TXT

Hint: Mobile power supply using NiCd-batteries

In addition to palmZIP, PofoZip has been developped as a driver for the Atari Portfolio.

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The picture in the upper right corner shows Iomega's Zip-drive.

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