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Laufwerkschacht

English translation: drive bay

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German term or phrase:Laufwerkschacht
English translation:drive bay
Entered by: Evert DELOOF-SYS
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08:49 Oct 4, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Laufwerkschacht
mentioned in a text comparing graphics cards - due to the size of the cards, the author was surprised the miditower casing did not collide with the Laufwerkschächte
Jayne White
drive bay
Explanation:
Laufwerkschacht m (Einbauplatz im PC-Gehäuse) (MIC) / drive bay
Brinkmann, Datentechnik

Mats is right; slots are used for PC cards, bays for drives
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 19:52
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nadrive baysKen Cox
naFDD bayxxxbluewhale
nadrive bayUlrike Lieder
nadrive bay
Mats Wiman
nadrive slotsbuckel


  

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34 mins
drive slots


Explanation:
the slots where you insert the disk drives.

Yours Mike Harold

buckel
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1 hr
drive bay


Explanation:
slot is too narrow!
Printed circuit cards are shoven into slots.


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Mats Wiman
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2 hrs
drive bay


Explanation:
Laufwerkschacht m (Einbauplatz im PC-Gehäuse) (MIC) / drive bay
Brinkmann, Datentechnik

Mats is right; slots are used for PC cards, bays for drives

Ulrike Lieder
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3 hrs
FDD bay


Explanation:
Mats and uel are right. If it's in connection with floppy diskettes you can also say "FDD bay", FDD standing for Floppy Diskette Drive.

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xxxbluewhale
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3 hrs
drive bays


Explanation:
just a seconding vote for Mats' answer

Ken Cox
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