Can a TU80 read 800bpi tapes?
RichA at vulcan.com
Wed Jan 28 19:12:15 CST 2009
> From: B M
> Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 8:27 PM
> Can a DEC TU80 tape drive (a 1600bpi device) read 800bpi tapes? The
> goal is to archive several 9-track tapes I have. The tapes were
> originally for a PDP-11 system, but I do not know the original tape
> format (RT? RSTS? DOS? ...).
>From the TU80 user guide on bitsavers.org, this is strictly a 1600bpi
device. You need to find another tape drive for your project.
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