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HP-3000 - 7905A disk drive

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Hewlett-Packard Company (HP)

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Other number P3046 Verso


overall: 8 in x 10 in


Black and White image of a man working on a HP 7905A cartridge disc drive. . Label verso "Production of HP 7905A cartridge disk drive is in full gear at Hewlett-Packard's manufacturing facility in Cupertino, Calif. Volume shipments of the front-loading, moving head disc have begun to both OEM and end users to reduce the present order-backlog of more than 500 units. Introduced last May, the rack-mountable drives were shipped earlier as part of HP 3000 and 21MX Seriescomputer systems. Here Data Systems technician Robert L. Crumb completes final assembly of the drives which feature 15 MByte of formatted data storage and an exceptional seek time of 5 milliseconds track to track. ### Editorial Contact: Michael S. Fournell Hewlett-Packard Company 1501 Page Mill Road Palo Alto, Calif. 94304 (415) 493-1501 ext. 4225"


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