Was HP 7914 - Priam 15050 & 3350s

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_cfl.rr.com>
Date: Fri Apr 18 07:22:03 2003

At 09:31 PM 4/17/03 EDT, you wrote:
>Actually IIRC the HP 7914 has a Priam 15050 single platter(?) hard drive with
>a 14 inch platter. The HP 7912 used the similar Priam 6650 drive.
>These were used in many early computers from the late 70s to early 80s. Early
>Xerox 8010 Stars had them so there may be some info on the drives on Al
>Kossow's Site.
>IIRC these auto head park (with a loud clunk) when powered off. There may be
>drive &/or head locks too.

   There are locks on them. But they weren't locked! That's one reason I probably never find a good one. I think it's a long shot that this one is useable.

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