Artifact Details

Title

DG 6067 50 megabyte disk drive

Catalog Number

102733363

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1982

Manufacturer

Data General Corporation (DGC)

Place Manufactured

Southborough, Mass, US

Identifying Numbers

Part number 6067 Stamped on tag at lower right on back of unit
Serial number C 0265046 Stamped on tag at lower right on back of unit

Dimensions

overall: 42 in x 24 in x 34 1/2 in

Description

The object is a floorstanding disk drive with a capacity of 50 megabytes. The top front of the drive hinges upward to allow the removable disk pack to be changed. The disk pack has four 14 inch platters. Behind the access door is a small front panel with 3 rocker switches and several LED status lights. The front, rear, side, and top panels are all removable. At the lower rear there is a twist-lock connector for a removable power cord, and several large circuit breakers.

Category

Memory & storage/disk