Needed: Tape drive for reading DC300 and DC600 tapes (SCSI?)
mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Dec 13 10:44:15 CST 2006
On Dec 13, 2006, at 12:09 AM, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
>> I've got a stack of DC300 and DC600 tapes which I'd like to get
>> images, for archiving. I'd like to find a SCSI drive which can read
>> the tapes, so I can archive them, and hopefully make images of
>> some of
>> them available (they're install media for the Intel iPSC/860, and
>> ETA-10 supercomputers).
> Well, I guess I get to say "never mind". It appears that the Archive
> 2150S I've got actually does read DC600 and DC300 tapes. :)
It can read, but not write, the lower-density formats if memory
> I'm suprised that this thing has a rubber roller that's still in good
> condition, and that the thing still reads tapes.
The 2150S isn't *that* old. I'd not expect rubber goo in one of
those for another few years yet.
Cape Coral, FL
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