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A Big Motor: 7937 Disk Drive
The motor for the 7937 disk drive and ventilation fan was substantial, reflecting the size and weight of disk drives of the 1980s.
A Cassette Deck: HP 82161
Mini-cassette drives offered magnetic data storage in small, robust packages, making them handy for use with portable devices like calculators. Codenamed Filbert, the 82161 was designed to work with t ...
A Quick Drive: HP 9737
This is what over half a gigabyte of storage looked like in 1986. The HP 9737 Storage Disk Drive was groundbreaking for its time, offering up to 80 percent less power usage and 150 percent of the spee ...
A Really Small Reel: The HP 7980A
Released in 1988, the HP 7980A used a half-inch reel-to-reel magnetic tape to provide backup solutions for systems of 400MB or more. The reels laid on their sides inside the device, allowing it to tak ...
Cloud Covered: HP Labs G-Cloud Demo
HP Labs developed a demonstrator for G-Cloud technology at its Bristol, England, facility, the home of the HP Security Lab. G-Cloud combined the advantages of cloud computing with the exacting securit ...
Compression Rating: HP DDS-DC DAT
Hewlett-Packard’s Digital-Data-Storage Data-Compressed (DDS-DC) Digital Audio Tape (DAT) compressed data that was identical or repetitive, allowing the data to use up less space on a digital tape, thu ...
Enter the Floppy Disk: The 9855M
The advent of flexible (or “floppy”) disks made data storage and transfer far easier and proved crucial to the success of personal computers. This 9855M drive from Hewlett-Packard used 8″ disks, the f ...
Great Optics: HP Fiber Optic Link
The Hewlett-Packard Fiber Optic Link (HP-FL) disk-array product could offer up to 27GB of data-protected storage per cabinet, an astonishing capacity for its time. HP-FL was introduced to provide stor ...
HP Enters Computer Storage Market
Hewlett-Packard first entered the market for producing computer storage solutions with the acquisition of Datamec, Inc. in 1965. Datamec produced magnetic tape recorders such as the SC4400. As a part ...
HP’s First Winchester Drive: The 7910
The 7910 disk drive was Hewlett-Packard’s first use of IBM’s “Winchester” technology, which began an industry standard for memory that continued until 2011. The 7910 offered 12MB of storage and was fi ...