Wanted: DEC RRD50 CD-ROM Manuals

Steven Hirsch snhirsch at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 20:09:32 CDT 2010

On Tue, 7 Sep 2010, Mike Loewen wrote:

> On Tue, 7 Sep 2010, Eric Smith wrote:
>> Steven Hirsch asked about the DEC RRD50 (Philips/LMSI CM100):
>>> Is that the one that used a bizarre proprietary plastic carrier for the 
>> disk?
>> No, it's a top-loader with no caddy.
>> Maybe the RRD40 used a proprietary caddy?  I've never seen it, so I don't 
>> know.
>   The RRD40 used a two-piece thin caddy with a "lobster claw" insert which 
> stays in the drive with the CD.  I can take a picture if you like, but this 
> is the drive:
> http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/VAX/Vax-26L.jpg

Yup, that's the one I'm thinking of.


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