Looking for IBM 3330-011

From: David Wollmann <dwollmann_at_ibmhelp.com>
Date: Sun May 17 22:45:13 1998

At 10:23 PM 5/17/98 -0400, you wrote:
>> I have a guy who's looking for a 3330-011 so he can dump a diskpack. Anyone
>> have a spare they want to get rid of, or do you have one running so he can
>> get the data off?
>Hmmm...I think he is in for a bit of a disappointment, as those drives
>date back to 1970 or so. I really doubt there are any left doing work, or
>even having the potential to do work.

Knowing who this fellow is, this is probably a Y2K project, believe it or
not. I guess the company's drive finally gave up the ghost and they're in a
panic, or something like that.

>I do remember seeing a 400 meg 3330 in a junk yard two years ago. It was
>pretty well trashed, and the ton plus beast would not fit in my Escort.

Yeah, they just don't build cars the way they used to, do they. <g>

>Trivia: the 3330 "Merlin" was the first production drive to have servo
>William Donzelli

David Wollmann
Received on Sun May 17 1998 - 22:45:13 BST

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