CDC 9-Track SCSI Tape Drive FREE!
mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Apr 9 16:02:17 CDT 2010
On Apr 9, 2010, at 3:40 PM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> I rescued this thing from a computer store in the area a couple years
>> ago, and I think it's time to pass it on. From what I was told and
>> what I can tell, this is a CDC 9-track SCSI tape drive that was
>> removed from it's original rack/chassis. At the time, this computer
>> store used it to do some data recovery on some 1980 census tapes from
>> Chicago, and they had rigged this to a more modern SCSI based PC
>> to do
>> so. So I don't know what condition it is currently in, and no
>> idea if
>> it works still, but it did before it was stashed away into storage
>> from what I understand.
>> From the photos, this may in fact be a rebadged Fujitsu drive. ISTR
> that CDC used them. Regardless, it's going to be heavy--bring
This is a CDC Keystone, not particularly heavy. Are you perhaps
thinking of the Fujitsu M2444A and similar drives?
Port Charlotte, FL
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