Equipment available (Wichita, Ks)

Shaun Halstead microfilm at
Wed Jul 29 09:44:50 CDT 2015

On 07/28/2015 08:05 PM, Jon Elson wrote:
> Hmm, that's a CDC / Laser Magnetic Storage 92185 drive, right? Looks like it probably has the
> buffered Pertec interface, from the two connectors on the back.  I've been looking for a 92185 with
> the SCSI interface (or just the SCSI interface board to plug into a generic 92185).

  Correct.  That's an LMSI drive.  Not much help in the way of markings other than LMSI and
Keystone. It has the 2-cable Pertec interface.

> (I have 2 working 92185s with the Pertec interface, and I kludged-up a board that will read my
> archival tapes, but it would be nice to have one that makes a more direct connection.)

  I really wish I had a Pertec to SCSI bridge.  It would have made these drives far more useful over
the years.


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