8' DSDD disk

Jules Richardson julesrichardsonuk at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jun 6 17:59:14 CDT 2005


> The real questions should be:
> 
> What speed does an 8 foot disk rotate at?
> How big is the drive?
> What is the power requirements for the spindle motor?
> What is the capacity?
> Were there any 8 foot hard sectored disks and how many sectors?
> Were track density measured in TPI or TPF?
> How much does a box of ten disks cost?
> Is there an S100 interface?

Oooh, another potential stupid project :-)  (I was wondering the other
week whether a reliable digital network could be made between two
machines out of a couple of paper cups and a piece of string ;)





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