Two Kennedy tape drives on govliq

Richard legalize at
Sat Feb 17 12:07:50 CST 2007

In article <000e01c752b9$daa14d20$6600a8c0 at BILLING>,
    "Jay West" <jwest at>  writes:

> Richard wrote....
> > What uses a Kennedy tape drive?
> That's like saying "What uses signetics chips?".
> Answer in both cases - "Pretty much everything".

OK, I'm just not familiar with 9-track drives in the sense of who
manufactures the guts that everyone uses.

So were these used on PDP-11s?  IBM machines?  Control Data?

You say pretty much everything, but I've never heard of Kennedy drives
before.  Is that because everyone else bought them from Kennedy and
then OEMed them with their own label on them?
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