29610Re: [midatlanticretro] RL01 drives, worthwhile?
- Mar 12, 2013On 03/12/2013 01:54 PM, Systems Glitch wrote:
> I've got a pair of clean but untested RL01 drives that I'mI can at least loan you a pack for testing. I am loathe to part with
> considering using with my parts build LSI-11. I'd really like some
> form of hard disk that can be swapped between the LSI-11 and my
> PDP-11/10, so the RL01s fit that pretty well.
> I'm not sure it's worth the time and money to try and get two RL01s
> tested out and working with the disk packs being far less common than
> the RL02. I can get them, but it looks like they're going to be over
> $100 a pack (they do come with a guarantee). I'd like everyone's
> opinions on whether it's a worthwhile endeavor or not, or if I'd be
> better off going with another solution (RL02, RK05, et c.).
> If I do decide to return the RL01s to service, does anyone have a
> working pack I could test them out with? I have access to a working
> PDP-11/23+ with known good RL controller (currently has RL02s
> connected to it).
any permanently because I have several drives here.
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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