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ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Sat Mar 3 12:19:07 CST 2007
Fred Cisin wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Mar 2007, Chris M wrote:
>> For fun, how's about we create a list of units that
>> had 8" drives. Off the top of my head:
>> TRS-80/Tandy 2,12,16,6000
>> NEC APC
>> IBM System/23 Datamaster
>> Canon AS-100 (basically external,but all it's drives
>> were seemingly)
>> Xerox 16/8 (external)
>> ...and I'm tired already. Of course even the much more
>> modern IBM AS/400 had them as an option.
>> IBM Displaywriter
> Colonial Data
They were both 8and 16bit systems and MSdos was run from 8" on the 16bitters.
> Cromemco CDOS
> Cromemco Z2 (Micah)
> Exo SS
> Mega Super
> NEC APC, 9801
> NEC PC 8801a
> NEC APC H02
> TRS-80 Mod 2 Lifeboat
> TRS-80 Mod 2 Pickles and Trout
> Xerox 820 II
> Zenith Z89, Z90 w/ Magnolia SS
> Zenith Z100
> There are a lot more.
> Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
PDP-11 (various using RX01 and RX02)
DEC PDT11/150 was a small box '11 with two 8" floppies.
IBM S36 systems though I believe it was for IPL.
Smaller (physical size) Wang systems
There were a great many systems that used or were standard with 8"
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