Kittyhawk drives (was Re: Looking for: Dauphin DTR-1 Floppy)

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 14:43:17 CST 2010


On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 2:05 PM, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> On Feb 5, 2010, at 6:40 PM, Josh Dersch wrote:
>>
>> As an additional aside, it's one of few devices that used the HP Kittyhawk
>> drive (a 1.3" 40mb drive).  Quite a marvel of engineering in 1993...
>
>  I have several of the 20MB Kittyhawks and a single 40MB unit.

I have a couple of 20MB Kittyhawks.  The place was out of stock on
40MB units when I found them.

> I've done a
> bit of hacking on them with home-brew SBCs.  They are a little weird in some
> ways, but they're really neat, I like them.

Yep.  I hooked mine to an IDE-64.  Quite portable.

-ethan



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