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Thread: Short video of the RK8 disk test read/write running on my old pdp-8i

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    Default Short video of the RK8 disk test read/write running on my old pdp-8i

    I no longer have this system, but it was fun to work on and get parts working. It had a bit 6 problem on the external bus which
    causes the write portion to fail. Never did find the cause. But I always enjoyed watching blinking lights so I hope some others
    enjoy it too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwrEPASoCOA

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    Seeks are really noisy. What model disk?
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    I believe they were RK02's or something similar. THey held half as much data as an RK05.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tradde View Post
    I believe they were RK02's or something similar. THey held half as much data as an RK05.
    wow, those are IOMEC drives
    RK01? They were 100tpi, same as IBM 2315's

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    That appears to be correct. Wasn't sure.

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