Pertec Tape Drive Interface Musings
aek at bitsavers.org
Mon Aug 3 21:06:12 CDT 2015
On 8/3/15 6:41 PM, Jon Elson wrote:
> On 08/03/2015 03:40 PM, Al Kossow wrote:
>> On 6/10/15 8:17 AM, Jon Elson wrote:
>>> I got a Pertec key to tape system surplus, and created a mostly software interface with very minimal hardware to read and write tapes on my S-100 Z-80 system.
> The system I had was, I'm pretty sure, made by Pertec. I still have the manuals for it, and curiously they don't list ANY manufacturer in the title block. It was a really small thing, about 19
> inches wide and 12 inches tall, with a fairly stock spring-arm 9 track drive with 7" tape reels.
> I couldn't find the listing on eBay.
do you have anything on the instruction set?
here is the auction for the manuals
If you look in his completed auctions, the boards are there. I doubt anyone bought them.
He still has two Fuji 2322s and an NEC SMD drive listed that I'm guessing came out them
and he has a Pertec 8640, but I doubt he's going to bother to list it.
I also rescued a XL40 diag tape.
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