I am getting my PDP-11/34 and my RK05 disk drives and packs tommorrow, and I have a few
questions.They have have been in storage for years, and, although they have been kept dry,
they are probably dusty. Can anyone tell me how to clean the drives and the disk packs
before I use them?
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Tony already addressed the cleaning issues quite well.
There's one thing I'd add (unless tony did and I missed it)....
The HP manuals for most of the 79xx series drives says to use tape to clean
up particles that have accumulated on the hub/spindle, positioner rails, and
even just anywhere inside the case were particles have built up (typically
I found that putting on the tape and pulling it up did a great job myself.