Artifact Details

Title

SDS 940 disk drive actuator and arm

Catalog Number

102654810

Type

Physical object

Date

1966

Manufacturer

Scientific Data Systems (SDS)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 0662 Ink stamped onto end pieces
Other number 13 Handwritten in ink on actuator arm
Other number 5313 Ink stamped onto end piece
Serial number X10005500 Metal stamped into back plate

Dimensions

overall: 4 3/4 in x 22 in x 6 in

Description

Object appears to be a head actuator assembly for a single 24 inch disk. There are four pneumatically loaded head assemblies, two upper and two lower. Actuation appears to be by linear electric motor.

Category

Memory/disk

Credit

Gift of Carl Baltrunas

Lot Number

X4293.2008