HP 9885S Disk Drive

Introduced by HP in 1976, the 9885S was a modular eight inch floppy disc drive originally introduced for the HP 9825A. It lacked a built-in controller board and was designed to be attached to a 9855M master disk drive. The 9885 accepted SS/DD discs and had a maximum storage capacity of 458K. It had an average access time of 267ms and a data transfer rate of 23K bytes per second.

Date : 1976

Manufacturer : Hewlett Packard

Format : Disk Drive

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH39701. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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