Disk drive parts
rigdonj at cfl.rr.com
Thu Aug 4 17:32:39 CDT 2005
I have a Diablo 30 and I need cables for it. I've been told that it can
be used with the PDP-8 but I need to find out which interface it requires.
At 11:23 PM 8/1/05 -0500, you wrote:
>15 years ago or so I parted out a IV/Phase IV/60 minicomputer. I had to
>reduce space, so I kept all the interesting stuff and threw out the sheet
>metal, plastic, foam, etc. & kept the motors, boards, sensors, etc. Four
>Phase mostly OEMed peripherals, as did most mini manufacturers. As a result
>of this I have parts for about 6 of these (I think), Diablo model 30 high
>density (512B sect) drives, which on DEC I think would be an RK03. It was a
>2.5 MB removable cartridge disk with a stepping motor for the head
>positioning. I can take pictures if this is not sufficient. These were used
>by almost every mini manufacturer.
>I also parted out at least two CDC 9762's. They are an 80 MB (unformatted) 6
>platter removable cartridge drive. I have the motors, fans, heads, etc.
>These too were used by many vendors.
>Anybody needing such stuff please let me know. I would be happy to swap for
>whatever interesting surplus you might have.
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