What disk is this? eBay #8782293215

Wai-Sun Chia waisun.chia at gmail.com
Thu Mar 23 15:58:50 CST 2006


On 3/24/06, Jochen Kunz <jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de> wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Mar 2006 11:05:09 -0800
> jim stephens <jwstephens at msm.umr.edu> wrote:
>
> > there was a really nice little SMD 5 1/4" drive that came out that we
> > had for a while too, which name escapes me too.
> I have a 1 GB SMD 5 1/4" drive from Seagate. I should get it hooked up
> to my PDP-11/73. But, on the other side, the 9" NEC SMD disk is so much
> nicer. Especially the sound. When the heads move it sounds like someone
> is hiting the platers with a hamer. The backstroke from the moving head
> assembly is stong enough to get a DEC BA123 moving.
> (Disk + BA123 = 100 kg) :-)
> --
>
That's it! I *MUST* get a 9" disk!! :-)
(just to see a BA123 "walk") :-)

Heck why stop at 9"?
ooh now I remember, shipping and electricity :-{




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