[rescue] Apple WWDC Summary, Cube Computers

Bjorn Ramqvist v53278 at g.haggve.se
Wed Jun 25 04:51:52 CDT 2003

Jochen Kunz wrote:
> Pahh. That's a toy. I have a 9" 1 GB SMD disk on my PDP-11/73. It sucks
> more power then the machine (250..300 W) and you can feel the vibrations
> from the moving heads in your feet if the drive is on the flor. Not to
> mention the sound...

Imagine the sound from 16 (sixteen) RA81/RA82 drives on a VAX 8550. That
immense sound was truly cool.
Oh, each drive sucked 3-4 Amps @ 220V.

> I _love_ that good, old iron. :-)

I prefer the "airplane-roar" from an RA60 which is spinning up. :-)


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