8 mm tapes
dkelvey at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 23 23:34:30 CDT 2010
Two or three tapes would be more than I'd expect to ever use.
784 Corlista dr
San Jose, California.
When I get the box, I'll send back the shipping
and a floppy with the Canon Cat format and data
> From: cclist at sydex.com
> To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 10:09:52 -0700
> Subject: RE: 8 mm tapes
> On 23 Sep 2010 at 6:36, dwight elvey wrote:
> > Hi Chuck
> > That would be great. Would it still work OK as the spec says
> > 112m? I can buy three 160 EXABYTE labled tapes
> > on ebay for not a hole lot as well. I own you a disk
> > from the Canon Cat so you can look at it as well.
> > I tend to get side tracked.
> > So, what all seem to be saying is that there is no
> > special length requirement. I don't have to get exactly
> > 112m tapes?
> > Dwight
> Hi Dwight,
> Would you rather have the 112m tapes? I've got a bunch of those too,
> but I preferred the 90m ones as they're a bit sturdier (thicker
> substrate). Length isn't critical for the drive--Exabyte even sold
> 60m tapes for their drives.
> Give me your mailing address and I'll pack a small flat-rate USPS box
> full of them. $5 to cover shipping is all I'd ask.
> P.S. That's the awful thing about doing media conversion--stuff
> seems to pile up as no one wants it back. I've got boxes and boxes
> of 5.25" floppies from old customer jobs, for example. My latest job
> involves a pile of hard-sector 8" floppies. Your 8mm tapes, however,
> will be new--only the carboard packaging removed to save space.
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