Unknown CDC unit , looks like a drum memory ?
elson at pico-systems.com
Wed May 16 21:25:56 CDT 2018
On 05/16/2018 11:13 AM, jos via cctalk wrote:
> Visited an older collector recently, and in his shed he
> has a strange thing, labeled CDC, that somehow looks like
> a drum memory, but then again not ( drum looks too small
> to be usefull )
> The controller that goes with is a transistor based
> monster on countless small pluginboards.
> Pictures on ftp://ftp.dreesen.ch/Unknown_CDC_Stuff
Yes, it is a drum, for sure. Seems to have a LOT of heads.
The controller may be a regular disk controller, or can be
used with both. I noticed an "on cylinder" light on the
panel. But, it should be pretty easy to repurpose a disk
controller to handle a head-per-track drum.
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