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Catalog Number 16.0008.001
Object Name Disk, Magnetic
Title Radio Shack Tandy TRS-80 Double-Sided Computer Disk Drive
Description .01 Computer disk
.02 Envelope

.01 Large floppy disk--black cover over disk with Radio Shack label and handwritten label; "Tandy 6000, Xenix 03.01.00 Operating Sys, Profile 16 01.01.00, Alumni 06/29/88." 1.2 mg

.02 Gray paper envelope with white strylized keys and "Tandy". The back has a description of how to use (pictorial) and in six languages.
Date June 1988
Accession number 16.0008
Caption Radio Shack Tandy TRS-80 Double-Sided Computer Disk Drive
Catalog date 2016-12-01
Catalog type History
Provenance See 98.0016.001

The Tandy 6000 computer had an internal hard drive and was sold by Radio Shack. Xenix was an early operating system of Unix for microcomputer applications, developed by AT&T in the late 1970s, and it became the most popular system in the 1980s. The disk would be inserted into a disk drive on the side of the computer to boot the computer.
Number of images 1
Updated 2016-12-20
Condition Good
Organizations NIH Alumni Association
NIH Property # none
Old NIH Property # none
Serial # none