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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

IBM 2310




The IBM 2310 Removable Cartridge Drive was announced in 1964 with the IBM 1800 and then in 1965 with the IBM 1130; it likely first shipped with the 1130 in late 1965.It could store 512,000 words (1,024,000 bytes) on an IBM 2315 cartridge. A single 14-inch (360 mm) oxide-coated aluminum disk spun in a plastic shell with openings for the read/write arm and two heads.

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