Fall cleaning - 9-track drives available

Eric Christopherson echristopherson at gmail.com
Sat Sep 22 14:11:00 CDT 2018

On Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 9:44 PM Bob Rosenbloom via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:

> I have four 9-track tape drives, and a dirty DEC rack, that I need to
> get rid of.
> Two of the drives are HP 7970B's. One has the door unattached. Then
> there's a Kennedy 9100 800/1600 bpi drive.
> Very heavy.  As found, none tested by me. Just don't have time to play
> with them.
> Last is a CDC drive complete with an AST clone PC with an Overland Data
> controller and software. This
> was running a few years ago but has not been used since. Has Media
> Master format conversion software also.
> There's also a smallish DEC rack. Could use the top painted but
> otherwise not too bad. Includes four sets of rack
> slides.
> All are located in Santa Cruz, CA and need to be gone soon, I need the
> room in my hangar. Come get them!
> Photos here: http://dvq.com/fall_cleaning/
> --
> Vintage computers and electronics
> www.dvq.com
> www.tekmuseum.com
> www.decmuseum.org
I see you posted an additional rack picture today, a closeup of the label.
It looks like it says H9CAB-BA, but I can't find anything online about that
(AA and AB, yes). What do you know about it?

        Eric Christopherson

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