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Hardware Detail

Item Reference:
HW0143    
Machine Type:
Kestrel
Serial Number:
  850MB HDA (Head Disk Assembly)
  Kestrel was developed in Hursley. It announced in October 1986 as part of the IBM 9370 Information System. The HDA was fitted into the rack mountable IBM 9335 and had a capacity of 850MB.

The drive was fitted with three 14" platters and dual rotary actuators. Each actuator accessed three surfaces, two heads per surface.
Date of Origin:
1986
Donor:

Kestrel

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