Artifact Details

Title

RP06 disk drive

Catalog Number

102733624

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Model number rp06 Appears on the front panel, next to the "digital" logo
Model number RP06-BA On manufacturer's label on rear bottom right, inside the cover panel
Other number 198? Handwritten in red marker on masking tape stuck to the front panel
Other number C61 RP06 Handwritten in black marker on a cardboard tag taped to the front panel
Other number E-42571 Digital capital asset tag on the outside of the bottom rear panel
Serial number CX22881 On manufacturer's label on rear bottom right, inside the cover panel

Dimensions

overall: 46 1/2 in x 31 1/2 in x 32 in

Description

Object is a disk drive for a removable disk pack. There is a sliding glass door over the spindle. There is a control panel with many concealed pilot lights and three large switches. There is no plastic marker inserted into the disk drive ID slot on the front panel. The disk drive proper is only 23 inches wide. There appears to be a power supply which adds about 9 inches of width to the left side. There is a loose data cable in a plastic bag, zip-tied to the front frame.

Category

Memory & storage/disk
 

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