rich menga books gear search about contact
***Secret FSR Fender guitars? Yes, they exist, and they're right here

when 8.4MB hard drives were $4500.00

Ever think your computer is slow or out of date? Check this out.

Above: The TRS-80 "8.4 Million Bytes of Data" hard disk system. You could SAVE files (gasp!) and even RESTORE files (double gasp!) Frickin' amazing!

Well, back then it was. And it was as expensive as a compact car in those days.

Just for comparison, if you have a small (by today's standards) 20 gigabyte hard drive, that's 20,000,000,000 bytes (twenty billion).

Were you to buy a 20GB hard drive (if you could even find one), it's about, oh, fifteen bucks. 🙂

image
Best ZOOM R8 tutorial book
highly rated, get recording quick!

061013

More articles to check out

  1. Telecaster is a good example of a one-and-done guitar
  2. The guitars I still want that I haven't owned yet
  3. Casio W735HB (I wish this strap was offered on G-SHOCK)
  4. EART guitars are really stepping it up
  5. Using a Garmin GPS in 2021
  6. Converting to 24 hour time
  7. The best audio tester for your song recordings is your phone
  8. 5 awesome Casio watches you never see
  9. Using a stock guitar
  10. Fender Player Lead II is awful (get the III instead)