Artifact Details

Title

RP06 disk drive

Catalog Number

102733625

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-AA On manufacturer's label on rear bottom right, as well as on a bar code property label on the front panel
Other number E-16032 On Digital capital asset tag on the outside of the bottom rear panel, as well as on a bar code property label on the front panel
Other number Q1 Fy83 Engineering physical inventory number found on a green sticker in the bottom right corner at the back of the machine
Serial number CX19054 On manufacturer's label on rear bottom right, as well as on a bar code property label on the front 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 a "2" 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.

Category

Memory & storage/disk