Registered: Aug 2000
Location: Nashua, NH
Well, yes, the Pro 300/350 had the RX-50, as did the DECmate II and the Rainbow 100, all introduced at the same time. And yes, the drive did make its way into some other products, but it was a truly weird drive (like a lot of DEC stuff) - two spindles (took two disks), but only one head which moved back and forth between the two disks.
The RC25 was a similar idea, with one fixed platter and one removeable (Winchester-style), but only one spindle, so you had to spin down both disks in order to swap out the removeable one. Don't get me started on the TU-58 tape drive...
Then again, the DEC TK-50 grew into DLT, which is neat stuff.
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