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Byte Drive 500

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Device nameByte Drive 500
ManufacturerITL Kathmill Ltd (UK)
DesignerTyrell Computers (Paul Simpson, Peter Halford)
TypeHardware: Disk
Original price£249.95
BlurbMass storage system with interface and drive units. 440K storage via 3" single sided, double density drive. 220K in 11 sectors per side. Access time of arouns 3ms. Interface built into cable includes ULA, 16K ROM and controller chip.
NotesThey planned a double sided version of this unit, anyone know if it ever appeared ?
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Magazine references
Computer & Video Games2.84page 156(Feature - Byte Drive 500 3" unit (ITL/Tyrell)) [full page]
Sinclair User2.84page 19(News/Note - New models: Viscount; Byte Drive 500)[full page]
Computer Answers4.84page 12(Feature - Deciding Disk Drives)
Personal Computer News4.84page 203(News/Note - Byte Drive 500 with CP/M (ITL))
Popular Computing Weekly4.84page 305(News/Note) [full page]
ZX Computing4.84page 122(News/Note - Byte Drive 500 3" unit (ITL/Tyrell)) [full page]
Computer & Video Games5.84page 158(News/Note - Byte Drive 500 3" unit (ITL/Tyrell)) [full page]
Personal Computer News4.85page 107(Letter - Byte Drive 500 3" unit (ITL/Tyrell))

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