Diablo Series 30 disk drive

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Date Introduced
1970
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 6 3/4 in x 19 in x 22 1/2 in
Manufacturer
Diablo Systems Inc.
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
US
Keywords
magnetic; mechanical
Object ID
102677974
Memory Type
Magnetic disk

Many companies made their own drives to IBM media standards. Diablo used IBM 2315-type cartridges but had much faster data access. They shipped to their first customer, DEC, less than a year after the company started.