Oregon Pascal tape found
pete at petelancashire.com
Tue Feb 9 14:29:13 CST 2016
There are a few odd balls in 9-track as well, but the 556 was a typo.
On Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 9:17 AM, Paul Koning <paulkoning at comcast.net> wrote:
> > On Feb 9, 2016, at 12:11 PM, Dave Wade <dave.g4ugm at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> ...
> >>> I'll see what I can do to get it converted to a downloadable file. I
> >>> have a friend with both a 9 track (556/800/1600) and a 7 track
> > transport.
> >> 556 bpi 9 track??? That (along with 200 and 800) is a standard density
> > for 7
> >> track tape, but for 9 track I've only seen 800, 1600, 6250.
> >> paul
> > Honeywell had a 1200BPI 7-Track that used Chrome tape...
> Yes, in non-9 track there are a number of more obscure formats. There's
> CDC's 14 track (1 inch wide) tape, there is the original Univac Uniservo
> with metal tape apparently at 128 bpi, etc.
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