Tek 405x tape drives

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Fri Nov 9 12:24:26 CST 2007


On 9 Nov 2007 at 10:09, Al Kossow wrote:

> The tape drive in a 405x predates QIC. The head is fixed in place and
> uses one track for clock and one for data. It is more similar to digital
> cassettes than the later QIC drives.

The drive I have is a Wangtek 54590, circa 1983 and the head assembly 
is definitely on a stepper.  I wonder what piece of Tek gear it's 
from then?

Cheers,
Chuck




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