DEC RRD40 CD caddies (was Re: DEC newbie)

From: Peter C. Wallace <>
Date: Fri Apr 18 14:21:00 2003

On Fri, 18 Apr 2003, Steve Jones wrote:

> > Just how uncommon are the RRD40 caddies? I managed to obtain
> > some caddies for my RRD40, so I think I've been rather lucky.
> > I remember reading not too long ago that the things seemed to
> > be made of unobtanium.
> I recall back in the 1990-91 timeframe when VMS was first being
> distributed on CD as well as tape, we got these plastic cases
> that held the CDs, and each CD was in an RRD40 pincer caddy.
> Which was fine for my lab because we actually had an RRD40
> on hand... I'm not sure if the CONDIST started early enough
> to be delivered the same way.
> I used to have one of these VMS 5.x CD kits around here, but
> it seems determined to remain hidden so I can't confirm.
> --S.

That reminded me, and I looked in the bottom of a desk drawer here: I have
what must be a RRD40 caddy in a digital vinyl booklet like thing. Its has a
1990's vintage Ultrix online documentation CD inside

Free for shipping costs...

Peter Wallace
Received on Fri Apr 18 2003 - 14:21:00 BST

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