VAX9000 (was: RE: kda50 manual and sdi cables & questions)

Allison ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Sat Apr 30 16:19:57 CDT 2005


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>Subject: Re: VAX9000 (was: RE: kda50 manual and sdi cables & questions)
>   From: Paul Koning <pkoning at equallogic.com>
>   Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2005 17:13:18 -0400
>     To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
>
>BTW, on the topic of disk drives, I heard about a prototype created by
>the disk engineering group for a disk drive (3.5 inch, or maybe
>smaller) that was made mostly of plastic.  Apparently it was very
>cheap, and might have been a big hit but people didn't want to invest
>in the new manufacturing line required for it...
>
>   paul

Ever look at a RZ23 (and later drives)?  The HDA uses less metal than 
most 3.2" disks even now.


Allison



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