Avatar Imitation Floppy Disk

Avatar Imitation Floppy Disk

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Description
This black plastic imitation floppy disk is rectangular with a curved upper right-hand corner. It has gray and silver stickers on front and back. The front sticker has a blue arrow, blue and gray text reading "AVATAR SYSTEMS CORPORATION," and blue text reading "PDC-85 - Placing 85.4 Megabytes in the Palm of your Hand" and "PERSONAL DATA CARTRIDGE" on blue lines. The back has a black circle around the center in imitation of the hub of a floppy disk. Black text gives company contact information and describes the capacity, shock, and seek time of the floppy disk. A mark in black permanent ink on a silver background reads: CDX 5/93.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
floppy disk
date made
c 1993
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 2 11/16 in x 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 6.858 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
2009.3071.805
catalog number
2009.3071.805
nonaccession number
2009.3071
Credit Line
David DeJean
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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