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

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Sun Nov 5 12:13:01 EST 2017


Follow up..found and compared with an rl01.  Exact match.  Confirmed.

Bill Degnan
twitter: billdeg
vintagecomputer.net
On Nov 4, 2017 3:28 PM, "william degnan" <billdegnan at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> 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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