1321[Altair Computer Club] Re: Disk Drive
- Nov 5, 2007Another source of Pertec drives is old (1975~1985) Jacquard business
systems. Their Pertec 8" drives could be used after changing a few
jumpers. They used PCC 14" hard drives too.
Cincinnati Milacron (now just Milacron) used PCC drives too.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Grant Stockly <grant@...>
> At 01:28 PM 11/5/2007, you wrote:
> >Ten or 15 years ago, Bottom Line Industries sold Pertec drives and
> >parts, but they may be out of business now. Even then, I think they
> >were asking ~$500 for an 8" drive. This info may still be correct:
> I've found them so far for $199 to $595 to $1200. (1200 being new
> What is a drive worth to you guys? Its going to be about $899 -
> $1299 if I try...and if I do it will be a very hands on project. :
> ) It may be too labourous to pack the kits, so I might just
> the case, PCBs, and rare parts. Let people find their ownFD510)
> drive... In case/PCBs/rare parts it will be in the $500-600 range.
> From my initial investigations it seems that the drives (the
> are not rare, just expensive.
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