Artifact Details

Title

IBM RAMAC Drive

Catalog Number

102693377

Type

Still Image

Dimensions

overall: 8 in x 10 in

Description

B&W image of RAMAC disk drive. Close up view of disks and actuator mechanism. Has caution label. Verso: "Magnetic disk drive IBM 1960s"
Recto: Label "A magnetic Disk Drive Manufactured by I.B.M. in the Era of the Mid 1960s.
This was (probably) a Model 1301 with a few megabytes storage as compared to present unit the (size) of a small washing machine having 300 to 500 megabytes storage capacity"

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X4719.2008
 

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102693378 IBM RAMAC Drive