[vcf-midatlantic] Intel Drive Pack/Cart - Help Identify

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Sat Nov 4 15:28:17 EDT 2017


On Nov 4, 2017 3:22 PM, "Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic" <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>
> On 11/04/2017 11:39 AM, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> > What is this?
> > http://vintagecomputer.net/pictures/2017/Intel_Drive-Pak/
> >
> > It looks like an RK05 a little but it's not the same dimensions.  I
don't
> > know what system this came from, or what kind of drive would use it.....
>
>   That pack form factor was derived from the IBM 5440.  Many companies
> adopted that form factor and designed drives around it.  DEC did so, and
> called them RL01 and RL02.
>
>   The RK05 is a DEC-designed drive designed to accommodate the IBM 2315
> form-factor packs.
>
>   Anyway, I have no idea of what Intel's use of that disk pack would
> have been, but it was certainly based on the IBM 5440 pack design.
>
>              -Dave
>
> --
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA

Makes sense.  I will compare with rl01 and rl02.  It kust be missing the
cover.
B



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