Need a sanity check

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Thu Sep 13 01:52:51 CDT 2007

I'm playing with a Computer Logics PCTD-16 Pertec tape drive 
interface board and my Fujitsu M2444AC drive.  I can perform tape 
motion commands just fine, but data commands begin and do not seem to 
complete.  I've checked that IDBY (J2 38 or W) comes ready at the end 
of a read or write, so my next guess is that I've got the cable wire 
wrong somewhow.  My reference has this pin connected to pin 24 on the 
DC62 connector to the controller.

Here's what I'm using:

Have I missed something?  Can anyone double-check this?


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