Watford Electronics Archimedes Hard Disk Podule

The Watford Electronics Hard Disk podule is an ST506 disc controller using the HD63463P8 Hard Disk controller chip. The podule could support 2 ST506 hard discs and was compatible with the Acorn hard disc interface in the A400 and A400/1. Typically it was used in an A300 which did not have a hard disk interface on the motherboard. The controller has 2 ribbon cables, the thin one for commands and the widerone for data.

Date : Unknown

Manufacturer : Watford Electronics

Physical Description : Expansion Card.

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH53328. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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