Acorn AKD52 Hard Disc Podule

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The Acorn AKD52 Hard Disc Podule is an ST506 hard disc controller. It was designed for use with the Archimedes A300 range which did not have an on-board ST506 controller. It uses the Hitachi HD63463 MFM disc controller.

The podule has connectors for a single ST506 hard disc to be fitted with control and data sockets on the edge. There is provision on the board for a socket for a second ST506 hard disc to be fitted.

I acquired the Issue 2 card from Mike Harrison, it is incomplete and is missing the podule backplane connector.

 

Date : Unknown

Manufacturer : Acorn Computers Ltd

Format : Expansion Board

Physical Description : Expansion Board

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH49744. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 

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