Who Made/Makes the World Smallest Harddrive

From: Ethan Dicks <ethan.dicks_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed Jan 5 20:31:28 2005

On Sat, 18 Dec 2004 12:22:04 -0500, Scott Stevens <chenmel_at_earthlink.net> wrote:
> Physically smallest, wasn't there a drive called the 'matchbox' drive? Smallest I've owned was a little PCMCIA hard drive, which isn't as small as the 'matchbox' drive.

OK... a google image search on "Kittyhawk disk" turns up two hits...

Page at: http://www.drchaos.net/drchaos/Conf/Kitty/kitty.html

Picture at: http://www.drchaos.net/drchaos/Conf/Kitty/disk1.jpg
and: http://www.drchaos.net/drchaos/Conf/Kitty/disk2.jpg

With another one here: http://www.palmtoppaper.com/ptphtml/4/ptp400c2.htm

I can't verify that's the same thing as what I have, since mine still
has the lid on, but it looks reasonable. The article mentions 2" as a
dimension, but my recollection is that the Kittyhawk platter _is_
1.3"... the case is probably 2" wide, then. It certainly is on the
order of 3" long (however wide the 44 pin connector is, plus a

They appear to have been manufactured from 1993 to 1994.

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