Computer hardware, optical disk storage & retrieval unit (ODSR), manuals (2), and disks (4), metal/plastic/electronic components/glass/rubber. Optical Storage International, UK, 1986-1988
Computer optical disk storage & retrieval unit (-1), Large rectangular cabinet grey metal with a hinged lid and two doors at the front. Internal rack system for storage of disks of which 3 of the possible 20 x 12" optical disks are inside (2 in rack, one in reader).The reader is a microprocessor controlled electro-mechanical mechanism for selecting and transporting the cartridges. On the front of the lid on the right side is a control panel, a small brown touch pad with a numeric keyboard, a LCD screen at the top and keys for "next field", "Previous selection", "Next selection", "request", "cancel" and "enter". The insignia of Tower Technology is situated next to the keypad. At the rear in the lower right corner is a black panel with two fan outlets, two sockets for multi pin plugs, a power cord and two manufactures labels.
Seperated from the unit are the filters (2) and covers (2) for the fans, two power cables, with multi pin plugs and sockets, four double sided disk cartridges, two without packaging and two in packaging, and two manuals.