What is this?

From: Marvin Johnston <marvin_at_rain.org>
Date: Mon Jul 8 00:11:29 2002

Sellam Ismail wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Jul 2002, Marvin Johnston wrote:
> > In cleaning out the garage, I ran across three brand new what appear to
> > be 8" removeable cartridge units with no manufacturers ID that I
> > recognize. These three units are still sealed in their original plastic
> > wrapping except for the one I opened to try and find out what it is.
> > There are two dates, 11/26/84 on a test report taped to the unit, and
> > 10/31/89 loose in the package; both refer to the same serial number. The
> > model is DP100 and it requires 24VDC _at_ 3.8A, 5VDC @ 2.5A max, and -12VDC
> > _at_ .5A. The only name I recognize is on the Pass/Fail Report and it has a
> > PASS.AS.DATAPOINT on it. Anyone have any clues as to what this might be?
> Ah, they are probably date carthridges for a Datapoint removeable
> carthridge hard drive system. I have a couple of the drives for them (big
> suckers).

Thanks, I wasn't aware that Datapoint made removeable HD systems.
Unfortunately, these are the drives only and I don't have any of the
cartridges ... at least as far as I know :).
Received on Mon Jul 08 2002 - 00:11:29 BST

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