Evotek Winchester Harddisk

Oliver Lehmann lehmann at ans-netz.de
Mon Dec 7 05:54:57 CST 2015

Tom Gardner <t.gardner at computer.org> wrote:

> The Evotek drive initially used the notoriously unreliable Ampex  
> Alar plated media; whether they ever upgraded to sputtered media is  
> uncertain.  It probably should be avoided.
> I would look for an replacement drive using oxide media.  The nice  
> thing about oxide media is it came pre-corroded so that's one thing  
> not to worry about in a 35 year old drive

OK, but I'm not looking for a replacement for en Evotek harddisk, but for
a CDC FINCH harddisk. These drives seem to be so rare - I would not even
care about the media the disks where made of ;)
And - I found nothing "compatible" so far to replace them with other

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