1.8 inch MK5002MAL disk drive

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Date Introduced
2001
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1.8 inch MK5002MAL disk drive
Dimensions
overall: 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 3 in
Manufacturer
Toshiba Corporation
Credit Line
Gift of Len Shustek
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
Japan
Keywords
magnetic; mechanical
Object ID
102711182p
Memory Type
Magnetic disk

This was the storage for music in the first Apple iPod. Engineering head Jon Rubenstein said “The key element was the drive.”