- HP 9000 PA-RISC with NeXTStep
- SGI Indy with IRIX
- Compaq DeskPro 590 with OS/2 rev 2
- Compaq DeskPro 590 with Windows 95
A series of vintage computers booting up (in the YouTube Channel) -- includes:
In the 1990s several backup solutions were offered. These consisted of a type of tape backup presented in a cartridge format. The two main companies behind this technology were IOMega with their Zip disks and SyQuest. They were mainly external devices, however, internal Zip drives were rather popular.
I was able to obtain a variety of these devices for the collection. I've heard that the SyQuest ezFlyer disks have not been reliable with age (something to look into to).
The Panasonic PD disks are interesting as they were before the popular CD-RW.
IOmega Zip Drive (100mb) (1)
IOmega Zip Drive (100mb) (1) - Internal
IOmega Zip Drive (250mb) (1)
IOMega Jaz Drive 1gb (3)
IOMega Jaz Drive 2gb (1)
SyQuest ezFlyer (230mb) (1)
Panasonic Phase-Change Dual (PD) rewritable optical disc (1)
Backpack 800TD Tape (1)
Need to acquire: SyQuest SyJet (1.5gb).
Note: Should include CD-RW, DVD-RW, and Blu-Ray technology.
Note: The NeXT Cube has a 256 magneto-optimal (MO) drive manufactured by Canon.
Computer Science, Medical Informatics, Health Services Research, Epidemiology.