TK 50 with VMS???

From: Patrick Finnegan <>
Date: Tue Aug 27 18:04:00 2002

On Tue, 27 Aug 2002, Antonio Carlini wrote:

> >Isn't the RRD50 the one with the wierd "pincer" caddy? I've found it to be
> >very bootable and useful. Sure it's *SLOW*, but hey, the important thing is
> >that it boots! OTOH, if you try and hook it up to something like an
> >AlphaStation 200 4/233 I know for a fact it won't work.
> No - the RRD50 is the tabletop device with a pop-up lid.
> I'm pretty sure it is slower than the (later) RRD40. Both
> used the KRQ50 Qbus interface, although the RRD40
> was also available with an internal converter board that
> turned it into a SCSI drive. Quite popular in the early
> VAXstation 3100s, IIRC.

Ugh.. I meant RRD4x. Getting my DEC 5-alphanum scrables mixed up again.

-- Pat
Received on Tue Aug 27 2002 - 18:04:00 BST

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