Drive Type International Memories, Inc. (IMI) 5012H
Curt @ Atari Museum
curt at atarimuseum.com
Mon Dec 6 18:54:11 CST 2010
Yeah that's right, the sold a line of PC clones that Onyx was building,
I've never seen an Onyx or Corvus branded PC. I have an ad for a
Corvus 386 Server. Infact Infoworld announced it was the first server
to use the new 386 processors. The screenshot shows it running Netware
on the screen.
Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 6 Dec 2010 at 17:33, Curt @ Atari Museum wrote:
>> Weren't IMI's used in much of the earlier Corvus drives too?
> Yes, both the 8" and 5.25" ones that used a closed-loop voice-coil
> servo positioner. On the shoebox-sized 5.25" one (4MB?) it was fun
> to lift the front end of the drive off level and listen to the
> positioner desperately trying to seek to an inner track. Not a lot
> of oomph in the servo, I suspect.
> I think Corvus eventually bought Onyx+IMI didn't they. And then
> promptly filed for bankruptcy...
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