Artifact Details

Title

GRiD GridPad "Convertible" 2260 personal computer external floppy disk drive

Catalog Number

102633293

Type

Physical object

Date

1992

Manufacturer

GRiD Systems Corporation

Place Manufactured

Japan

Identifying Numbers

Model number 04A3
Other number 8790183 part number
Serial number GPF021273

Dimensions

overall: 4 x 6.5 x 3/4 in

Description

The object is an external 3 1/2-inch floppy-disk drive with an attached cable. The attached cable is terminated with a D-shell connector containing two rows of flat pins, with 13 pins in each row. The rows of pins are "squared-up," as in a "Centronics-type parallel-port connector, rather than staggered, as in a conventional DB-type connector. This plug mates with an unmarked connector on the left side of Grid Model 2260 personal computers.

Category

Memory/disk

Credit

Gift of Sam Lanahan

Lot Number

X2651.2004