[Chugalug] big 'un

Chad Smith chad78 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 25 17:07:33 UTC 2013


I don't know how they marketed that thing.  5,000,000 characters - that's
about 1,000,000 words - that's about 4,000 pages - or eight 500 page books.
  That thing was much much larger than a bookshelf which could hold a lot
more data than that.

*- Chad W. Smith*


On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 9:45 AM, Nick Smith <nick at nicksmith.us> wrote:

> Saw this last week and thought it was pretty interesting...
>
>
> http://telstarlogistics.typepad.com/telstarlogistics/2010/01/on-air-freight-and-old-hard-disk-drives.html
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> Thats a whole 5 megs.....and much bigger.....
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> On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 10:37 AM, Ed King <chevyiinova at bellsouth.net>wrote:
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>> John may remember this beast.
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>> http://s318813070.onlinehome.us/tech/bigun.jpg
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>> thats a 10 meg (yes, meg) drive from a 1984 Texas Instrument 990 system,
>> with a modern 3.5 drive sitting on top, for size comparison
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