If they spin up at 2 seconds, then they are *WAY* faster than my RK03's.

That sounds a bit *too* quick.

Chris


Julian Wolfe (FireflyST) wrote:

> ack! What I meant was, According to the RK-05 tech manual, the spin up time is 2 seconds at 10 amps. They may be slower RPM, but that power spike is just nuts. I'm sticking with my original plan of an RL02!
>
> Anyone want to sell an RL02? :-D
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Johnny Billquist
> Sent: Mar 5, 2004 1:37 PM
> To: "Julian Wolfe (FireflyST)"
> Cc: info-pdp11@village.org
> Subject: Re: Power requirements?
>
> On Fri, 5 Mar 2004, Julian Wolfe (FireflyST) wrote:
>
>
>>According to the

>
>
> Huh?
>
> Johnny
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Johnny Billquist
>>Sent: Mar 5, 2004 1:13 PM
>>To: Christopher Zach
>>Cc: Julian Wolfe ,
>> Bill Gunshannon , info-pdp11@village.org
>>Subject: Re: Power requirements?
>>
>>On Fri, 5 Mar 2004, Christopher Zach wrote:
>>
>>
>>>RL02's spin at 2400RPM. RK05's spin at 1800RPM IIRC. Thus the transfer
>>>time for data is a bit faster on the RL series drives.

>>
>>Transfer rates, sure. But I thought we said spinup time. Having to reach a
>>lower RPM should also make it faster to come online. In short, the RK05
>>takes less time to come online from the moment you push the run button.
>>
>>
>>>RL's also do spiral writes/reads on sectors IIRC. I don't however recall
>>>if they can do overlapped seeks, although I *think* they can.

>>
>>You are confused. :-)
>>RL02 cannot do spiral read/write. The RK05 can.
>>Both can do overlapped seek.
>>
>> Johnny
>>
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