Artifact Details

Title

140MB 5.25-inch hard disk drive

Catalog Number

102729815

Type

Physical object

Date

1983

Manufacturer

Maxtor Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number XT-1140 On label on side of unit
Other number 1059085 H PCBA number on label on side of unit
Serial number P-151 On label on side of unit

Dimensions

overall:: 3 1/4 in x 5 3/4 in x 8 1/4 in

Description

Label created by Jim Porter for IDEMA Technology Showcase exhibits reads "First 8 disk 5.25 inch disk drive. First small drive with in-hub motor." However, note the RAMAC had an in-hub AC motor.

Category

Memory & storage/disk

Credit

Gift of James N. Porter

Lot Number

X6504.2012