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Floppy Disk Drive - Disk II 5¼" inch, Apple II, 1979 Object Reg. No: HT 13336 2

Summary:
One of a pair of Disk ][ 5.25 inch external floppy disk drives for use with the Apple II computer.
These floppy disk drives were purchased by the donor in 1979. Each drive is marked with either a "1" or a "2" on a small green sticker on the front of the drive by the donor to differentiate between them.
Description:
Beige colured 5.25 inch external floppy disk drive with black plastic front and grey flat ribbon cable for connecting to the disk drive card in the computer.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Lecki Ord, 2006
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 96 mm (Height), 155 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Drive has a ribbon cable terminated in a 20 pin socket (72 mm in length).

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Tagged with: computing, computers, computer accessories, computer components, computer discs
Themes this item is part of: The Unique Floppy Disk Drive of the Apple II, 1978, The Apple II Floppy Disk Drive - A Technical & Personal Description, The Apple Computer Story - Corporate Rise 1977-1983, Information & Communication Collection, Internet Macintosh User Group (iMug) Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: storage & media
Inscriptions: Front panel of drive:
Coloured Apple logo transfer disk II, IN USE and associated LED lamp. In the top right hand corner is a small circular green sticker with the number "1" handwritten on it.

Rear panel:
WARNING / CONNECT THIS CABLE / ONLY TO THE APLLE / DISK ][ INTERFACE CARD / apple computer ltd. TM / HOLLY HILL INDUSTRIAL ESTATE / CORK, IRELAND / SERIAL NO. A2M0003 / No. 931108 / ASSEMBLED IN IRELAND
Manufacturer: Apple Computer Inc, Cupertino, California, United States of America, 1979

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