Control Data 9766 drive on epay

William Donzelli wdonzelli at
Mon Aug 12 13:09:16 CDT 2019

There is a Make Offer option, and it does look like the seller does
take offers fairly regularly. I will not be buying it.

If someone does, I have a huge amount of spares for 976x drives,
including refurbished heads. It might take a while to find them in my
mess, however.


On Mon, Aug 12, 2019 at 1:43 PM P Gebhardt via cctalk
<cctalk at> wrote:
> Hi list,
> Just came across this:
> Haven't seen one listed in years. The price lets me assume that this offer addresses customers that may use these drives in a production environment or so...
> I am not aware of museums or hobbyists who have such drives currently in a functional state to read and write from and to 80MB (CDC 9762) or 300MB (CDC 9766) disk packs. Maybe the CHM? ... not taking into consideration the CHM activities related to the Xerox disk cartidge  (2315-equivalent) software archive project.
> Anybody out there? Would be interesting to know.
> Best regards,
> Pierre
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