IBM MT/ST recovery; was: IBM 3480 DEC TKZ60 inquiry

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Mon Dec 18 14:57:11 CST 2017

Forgive the top-posting on my own post, but I think it's appropriate:

Evidently, the client used an MT/ST to emulate a 2741 and the
organization had a S/360 with a 2495 Magnetc Cartridge Reader:

I have to confess that I've never seen one of these "in the flesh".  I
doubt that any exist today, but I'll be happily disabused of this notion.


On 12/18/2017 09:14 AM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:

> Well, this is part of the job.  I got the potential client to send a
> photo of the cartridge--and he managed to get a 3480 cartridge for
> comparison.
> It's clearly an IBM MT/ST cart:
> Anyone around who can recover the data from these things?
> --Chuck

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