Olivetti 3MB ST506-interface drive?
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Sun Mar 13 13:15:41 CDT 2016
On 03/13/2016 10:28 AM, Jules Richardson wrote:
> Does anyone recall an Olivetti ST506-interface drive with a colossal
> 3MB capacity? Apparently a full-height 5.25" unit with 4 heads and
> two platters.
> I'm just curious; I always thought that capacities either equaled or
> surpassed the 5MB of Seagate's ST506 after they introduced it, so I
> was a bit surprised to hear of a drive with < 5MB.
Hard drives smaller than 5MB were not unusual. For example, the Rodime
RO-101 was only 3MB.
My list shows Olivetti-branded drives starting at 10MB forever. So
probably someone else's drive.
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