Tek 31 was Re: "Single instance" machines

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_intellistar.net>
Date: Thu Dec 10 19:06:34 1998


  Thanks for the info. I'll look for the DC 300s. In fact, someone on the
list has already offered me some :-)


At 06:50 PM 12/10/98 +0000, you wrote:
>> ones fo the 4051? My 4051 manual says that they're standard DC 300 tapes.
>> I got one tape with the machine. I have no idea how hard DC 300s are to
>> find anymore.
>DC300 became DC300XLP (longer tape), and are the same size as DC600
>cartridges. DC300XLP tapes are still sold in the UK.
>A word of warning. Some of the earlier tape drives, like the Archive
>Sidewider have fairly soft heads. Use DC600s (thinner tape) in those, and
>the heads will wear slightly differently. And then you'll find that DC300s
>are difficult to read. I'll use DC300XLPs but nothing thinner.
Received on Thu Dec 10 1998 - 19:06:34 GMT

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