Who Made/Makes the World Smallest Harddrive

From: William Donzelli <aw288_at_osfn.org>
Date: Mon Dec 20 16:20:14 2004

> Yeah, but the engineering nickname for the first voice-coil drive was
> 30/30 because there were two platters, 30MB each. someone called it the
> Winchester, and the name stuck - however, the first IBM Winchester might
> have been the 3340.

It was more than just the nickname - it was the project name. 3340 was
Winchester, as 3330 was Merlin.

I would like to get some junk 3348 datapacks for the 3340. Crashed is OK -
I need one to rebuild and check the load mechanism in a 3340. I could also
use 3330 docs, too.

William Donzelli
Received on Mon Dec 20 2004 - 16:20:14 GMT

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