Peripheral Products


Storage Selection:

Name: 9153A Disc Drive
Product Number: 9153A
Introduced: 1985
Division: Greeley
Original Price: $2180
Catalog Reference: 1986, page 89


The 9153 was a modular, combination disc drive with an HP-IB interface. The 9153A ($2,180) came with a 10MB hard disc and DS/DD floppy drive. The 9153B ($,3,075) was introduced in 1987 offering a 20MB hard disc. The 9153C was introduced in 1988 and offered hard disc capacities of 10, 20, or 40 MB. The 9153C also came with a HD floppy drive (1.44 MB) rather than the DS/DD floppy drive.

The 9153 used the SS/80 command set.

Collector's Notes:

As of 2013, about forty percent of the untis at the museum had either a defective hard disc or a defective floppy drive.

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