Old tape drive proves its worth
lproven at gmail.com
Mon Nov 10 06:31:30 CST 2008
2008/11/10 Antonio Carlini <arcarlini at iee.org>:
> An IBM729 Mark 5 tape drive grabbed the data for NASA.
> I presume that this implies NASA had tried and failed to find such a
> drive via IBM?
> Good to see that some old tapes retain their data!
:¬) I was about to post that link, too.
I suspect that the museum might welcome contacts from anyone with
experience of restoring such elderly kit - it sounds from the news
story that they are rather daunted by the task!
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