More tapes - This time all Tektronix 405x series
microtechdart at gmail.com
Mon Apr 3 23:10:28 CDT 2017
Ah, yes. I'm fascinated by the stranger formats.
Now I'm even more curious, now that you say it isn't the more common QIC-11
or QIC-24 formats.
Do you know what specific hardware (tape drive models, formatter boards,
etc) that was used to write or read these tapes with this format?
On Mon, Apr 3, 2017 at 5:53 AM, Pete Lancashire <pete at petelancashire.com>
> I'm going to see if the Tektronix museum is interested. And if so I'm sure
> they can make the software available for download. As to the format, Tek
> decided to do it their own way. It is a funky 2 track that has issues of
> its own. But your method of recovering the raw track data should work as a
> starting point.
> On Sun, Apr 2, 2017 at 11:16 PM, AJ Palmgren via cctalk <
> cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> These tapes look to be in beautiful condition! Do you have any plans for
>> reading or archiving them?
>> Do you have any idea what format the data might have been written in?
>> If interested, my site for reading/restoring QIC cartridges of this very
>> vintage is at
>> Let me know if I can be of any assistance.
>> 2017-04-02 21:08 GMT-07:00 Pete Lancashire via cctalk <
>> cctalk at classiccmp.org
>> > https://goo.gl/photos/m91e3UPSvN6tHUaS7
>> AJ Palmgren
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