Artifact Details

Title

DECpack RKO5J disk pack drive

Catalog Number

102667965

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Model number RK05-J Typed on a paper label on the back of the box at the lower right corner
Other number lq635 Hand scratched onto a foil label on the back of the box at the top. The label is printed with "III. PHYSIK. INST. TH AACHEN"
Serial number GA03955 Typed on a paper label on the back of the box at the lower right corner

Dimensions

overall: 10 3/8 in x 19 in x 26 3/4 in

Description

The DECpack RKO5J disk pack drive is a simple rectangular box. It has clear plastic 16 inch wide door at the top of the front for inserting/removing a disk cartridge. Below the door are two rocker switches labeled: 'RUN LOAD' and WTPROT. There are also 8 status lights, including a red FAULT indicator. There is a rack slide on each side. The back has an attached power cord and a fuse on the right side near the top. There are two different power requirement labels. On the left side of the back, a missing door covers six plug-in modules. There is an empty seventh slot.

Category

Memory/disk

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007