Diablo Data Systems

Diablo Data Systems was a division of Xerox created by the acquisition of Diablo Systems Inc. for US$29 million in 1972,[1] a company which had been founded in 1969 by George E. Comstock, Charles L. Waggoner and others.[2][3]

The company was best known for the HyType I and HyType II typewriter-based computer terminals, the Diablo 630 daisywheel printers, as well as removable hard disk drives that were used in the Xerox Alto computer and resold by DEC as the RK02 and RK03.


  1. ^ Xerox Factbook 2003-2004 Archived 2006-11-16 at the Wayback Machine, p.43
  2. ^ "CI News: Play it again, George?". Computerworld. Computerworld, Inc. XI (47): 64. 1977-11-21. Retrieved 2017-06-13.
  3. ^ Schultz, Brad (1978-10-02). "Business Mini Weighs 65 Pound - What is Durango?". Computerworld. CW Communications, Inc. XII (40): 1, 4. Retrieved 2017-06-13.

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