|Name: 7963B Disc Drive|
|Product Number: 7963B|
|Division: Disc Memory|
|Original Price: $10750|
|Catalog Reference: 1989, page 710|
|Donated by: Paul Jones, Victoria.|
The 7963B could house up to three hard disc drives, each with a capacity of 304 MB. The 7963B featured an average seek time of 17 ms and a burst transfer rate of 1.25 MB/s. The 7963B was introduced with an HP-IB interface. The 7962B had a storage capacity of 152 MB and was priced at $6,300.
The 7961/2/3 used the CS/80 command set.
As of 2013, the museum had tested four of these drives. The internal discs are more prone to failure than other HP hard discs of the time. About half were functional.^ TOP
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