Artifact Details

Title

Stringy floppy drive

Catalog Number

X1449.97

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1980

Manufacturer

Exatron

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Serial number 3325

Dimensions

overall: 2 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in x 6 1/2 in

Description

Drive has ribbon cable interface typical of floppy disk cables of the period, suggesting this was an easily interfaced device. ICs are date- coded 1980. AC adapter included.

Category

Memory: disk

Credit

Gift of Anonymous donor

Lot Number

X1449.97