[vcf-midatlantic] External 8" harddisks
pete at pski.net
Sun Jun 21 15:02:29 EDT 2020
The first Radio Shack hard drive for the Model II had an 8” Shugart HD.
> On Jun 21, 2020, at 1:21 PM, John Heritage via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Did any of the early micros ever get external 8" harddrives as an upgrade
> I vaguely remember receiving a large 8" external SCSI drive in the early
> 1990s for my BBS that was already very old. I don't remember hearing
> though of any 8" harddisks being sold in magazines or advertised for atari
> 8bit, c64, apple // back in the day..
> Any idea when the last 8" harddisks were manufactured? (Wikipedia lists
> 1998 for 5.25" drives, but nothing for the 8" form factor).
> Thanks :)
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