Artifact Details

Title

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) 5.25 and 3.5 inch floppy drives oral history panel

Catalog Number

102657925

Type

Text

Date

2005-01-13

Contributor

Dalziel, Warren, Interviewee
Massaro, Donald, Interviewee
Porter, James, Moderator
Sollman, George, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, California

Identifying Numbers

Other number OHP 121

Extent

51 p.

Description

A review of the transition from IBM's 8 inch flexible disk drive standard to smaller drives, as the personal computer market emerged. Panel members participated in establishing first the 5.25 inch FDD standard, and then the 3.5 inch FDD standard, as dozens of companies scrambled to establish production.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Dalziel, Warren; Sollman, George; Massaro, Don; FDD; 5.25; Storage history

Collection Title

Oral History Collection

Lot Number

X3055.2005