Hardware Detail

Item Reference:
HW0144    
Machine Type:
62PC
Serial Number:
  Piccolo 64MB disk drive
  Developed in Hursley, 62PC, or Piccolo, was announced in 1979. Capacity was 64 MB over six 8" platters. This was the first 8" HDD.

Piccolo was used in IBM 3310 DASD and mid-range systems such as IBM 8100 Distributed System, System/34, System/38 and IBM 5520 Administrative System. Also used on the low end System/370.

OEM version announced as the 0680 in September 1981
Date of Origin:
1979
Donor:

62PC

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Location:
On Display - HLG03 Commissioned By: Museum Until: