[rescue] Help IDing Old Drive

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Mar 19 11:01:40 CST 2004

On Mar 19, 2004, at 10:59 AM, Mark T. Valites wrote:
> A CS professor here dug up an old drive from his garage and was 
> wondering
> how much capacity the thing might have.
> All I have is this picture:
> http://www.valites.net/gallery/Offices/aao
> and the label Memorex visible on the top.
> Any guesses?

   It is reminiscent of the disk packs used in the CDC 9766 drive.  It 
was relabeled by many other vendors (DEC, Wang, etc) so it's known by 
many names...DEC RM05 comes to mind.  The capacity of that design is 
300MB.  This doesn't look exactly like it, though...might be older.  
Just a guess.


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
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