CDC 9-Track SCSI Tape Drive FREE!
cclist at sydex.com
Fri Apr 9 14:40:12 CDT 2010
On 9 Apr 2010 at 14:21, Michael Lee wrote:
> I rescued this thing from a computer store in the area a couple years
> ago, and I think it's time to pass it on. From what I was told and
> what I can tell, this is a CDC 9-track SCSI tape drive that was
> removed from it's original rack/chassis. At the time, this computer
> store used it to do some data recovery on some 1980 census tapes from
> Chicago, and they had rigged this to a more modern SCSI based PC to do
> so. So I don't know what condition it is currently in, and no idea if
> it works still, but it did before it was stashed away into storage
> from what I understand.
>From the photos, this may in fact be a rebadged Fujitsu drive. ISTR
that CDC used them. Regardless, it's going to be heavy--bring
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