Plasmon PD2000e Optical Drive

The PD200e is an optical drive for DOS, Windows, OS/2 and Apple Macintosh computers.

Technical Specifications.
  • 640MB of online storage on rewritable disks.
  • Look ahead read data cache of 256 KBytes.
  • Half height unit.
  • Fast sustainable data rate of 518 to 1141 Kbytes/sec with rewritable media, 600kbytes/sec CD-ROM.
  • Syncronous burst data rates of up to 5 Mbytes/sec.
  • UniversalAC supply operates from 100 to 240 volts.
  • Standard form/fit for internal mounting.

Date : 1995

Manufacturer : Panasonic

Physical Description : Optical Drive. User Manual. Software Manual. PD System User Guide. 12x3.5" disks containing drivers and software.

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH56480. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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