30GB Removable Hard Drive (RHD) Solutions for Vintage HP computers with HP-IB Interface


RDPac with Single or Dual Removable Hard Drive(s)

Key Facts:

Interface(s) HP-IB
O/S Support HP-UX
HP Disk Equivalent(s) 7907A/S, 7908/11/12/14, 7942A, 7946A
HP Tape Equivalent(s) HP9144, HP9145 and Built-in Cartridge Tape Drive(Emulation)
Extras 128MB, 230MB, 640MB, 1.3GB and 2.4GB Selectable Ring Sizes
LCD Controls and Disk Utilities

Keep data safe and accessible with Bering’s RDPac Removable Hard Drives (RHD).  The compact 3.5" RHD disk pack stores up to 30GB of data and it can be conveniently removed and stored in a safe or filing cabinet for security purposes. The RHD is partitioned into rings. The ring size is selectable to be 128 MB, 230MB, 640MB, 1.3GB or 2.4 GB for a maximum of 100 rings. Each ring can be used as a disk drive or to emulate the HP9144 tape. Use the TS-3 as a main disk storage or to backup data as an image copy or file-by-file using your HP computer’s 9144 and 9145 backup utilities. .

The RDPac removable hard drives make the best choice for HP users needing a removable storage solution. They can replace vintage HP7907, HP79xx, and HP9153 storage systems.

Models Description Interface Protocol  


Don't forget to order a HP-IB cable, rackmount kit, or additional disk pack(s) from the following Accessories list.

Accessories Description  


Specifications 1 Removable Hard Disk
Formatted Capacity (MB) 24 x 1240 MB/Ring
Minimum Seek Time (ms) 3.5
Average Seek Time (ms) 10
Rotational Speed (RPM) 7200
Maximum HP-IB Speed (MB/sec) 1.0
Drive MTBF (POH) 250,000
Power Requirements:
Line voltage (volts) 90-260
Line Frequency (Hz) 47-440
Maximum Current (Amp) 1.1
Rackmount HP Standard Rack or EIA/RETMA 19" Standard
Unit Dimensions 3"x12.8"x14" (76mm x 325mm x 355mm)
Net Weight Up to 23 lbs. (11kg)
1 All information is subject to change without notice.
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