Real tape drive densities
curiousmarc3 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 14:45:09 CST 2016
Thanks for the details. Seems like the goldilocks unit, and of course one that I can't find any documentation for. Can you confirm it can read and write 9 track formats in PE 1600 cpi?
> On Feb 11, 2016, at 2:28 AM, Christian Corti <cc at informatik.uni-stuttgart.de> wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Feb 2016, CuriousMarc wrote:
>>> Note that Christian Corti stated that his drive is capable of 9-track
>> operation. That's an E.
> It is not an E.
>>> (Apparently that will also write 9-track PE at 1600bpi, but it will write
>> 9-track NRZI at 800bpi).
> I would know that ;-)
>> Interesting. So what model do you think he has? For example, from the manual
>> That's why I thought he had a 7970A or a 7970B (-136), that can read and
>> write 200, 556 and 800 NRZI. This would match all the front panel buttons we
> I have a 7970B (-236) with options 127, 006, 007, 012 and 023.
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