Artifact Details

Title

Memorex disc storage products : 650 flexible disc file : OEM manual

Catalog Number

102770692

Type

Text

Date

1972

Publisher

Memorex Corporation

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-4407890383ae1 Deprecated ITCHP Number
Publication number 2944.010

Extent

1 volume (various pagings)

Description

This OEM manual, copyrighted 1972, establishes the Memorex 650 Flexible (Floppy) Disk Drive as the first commercially available FDD that both read and wrote floppy disks. This is in contrast to the IBM23FD which was available in 1970 but was not sold separately or capable of writing. Donated by Tom Gardner. 42 scanned pages.

Category

Manual

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Lot Number

X7847.2017