Big Old Hard Drive

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Big Old Hard Drive

Post by Kazzie » Thu May 03, 2018 4:07 pm

Not Acorn-related, but still in the category of old computing:

I'm looking for an old hard drive to use as a display exhibit. No need for it to be working: I'll be taking the cover off for today's youngsters to see the innards. I'd ideally like a 5 1/4" full height drive, for the (slightly) impressive scale and ability to see the different elements of it, but a full-height 3 1/2" drive might do if that's all I can find.

Does anyone have such an old (useless) relic hiding in a drawer somewhere?
BBC Model B 32k issue 7, Sidewise ROM board with 16K RAM
Archimedes 420/1 upgraded to 4MB RAM (mid- restoration)
Acorn System 1 home-made replica

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