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November 7th, 2016 Our 7th retro-computing event was open to the public as part of the BCS South West events programme.

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Our permanent display is located in the Portland Square building at the University of Plymouth. Visitors are always welcome and may visit the exhibits without prior arrangement (during normal working hours). We only have a subset of the exhibits on display at any time, showing around 250 items.
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C3013A Kittyhawk Disk Drive

C3013A Kittyhawk Disk Drive
20MB dual 1.3" platter hard drive
Early 1990s
Made in Japan

the photos show two units, one has been opened to reveal the platters (top one damaged) and the read/write heads. (read more)
Hewlett Packard,


If you have any old/historic equipment you would consider donating to the South-West Retro Computing Archive, please contact our curator. All donated devices are catalogued and may be displayed with an accompanying label identifying the donor (you may choose to remain anonymous).