data storage devices 
Electronic devices used to record or save data on a magnetic or optical medium.
Rigid case that contains a small flexible magnetic disk on which data can be written, erased and rewritten several times.
Sliding part that covers the write protection notch; it protects the diskette against any accidental changes to its contents.
Sliding part that covers the read slot when the diskette is not in use.
Opening in the case where a disk passes in front of the read/write head of a floppy disk drive.
external floppy disk drive
Stand-alone device that is linked by cable to a computer; it is used to read and write data on a diskette.
Device used to read and record data on a cassette recording tape.
Rigid case that contains a recording tape on which data can be recorded.