8MM Tape drives
Nico de Jong
nico at farumdata.dk
Sat Oct 3 12:35:23 CDT 2009
----- Original Message -----
From: "Al Kossow" <aek at bitsavers.org>
To: <General at mxscan01.zitechnet.dk>;
"Discussion at mxscan01.zitechnet.dk:On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts"
<cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Sent: Saturday, October 03, 2009 4:41 PM
Subject: Re: 8MM Tape drives
> Nico de Jong wrote:
>>> From my experience in media conversion, I can tell you that Exabyte
>>> drives are very stable indeed.
> 8200's are reaching the end of their useful life. Rather than turning to
> goo, the pinch rollers crack.
I havnt seen that yet; a 8200 from 1990 is still in occasional service.
More information about the cctech