1/2" tape cleaner?

Paul Koning pkoning at equallogic.com
Thu Aug 18 16:48:05 CDT 2005


>>>>> "Jos" == Jos Dreesen <jos.mar at bluewin.ch> writes:

 >>  I'd also be curious to hear from Ashley (or others) how reading
 >> old DECtapes goes - do you ever have "sticktion" problems? or see
 >> stick-shed syndrom?
 >> 
 >> 
 Jos> Never had any problems with with reading and writing old
 Jos> DECtapes.

 Jos> I did experience problems when reformatting PDP-11 formatted
 Jos> tapes to PDP-8 ones.

DECtapes?  That is bizarre, since the DECtape formatter would rewrite
everything from scratch, the timing tracks, mark tracks, everything...

	   paul




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