From: Christian Fandt <cfandt_at_servtech.com>
Date: Thu Jul 16 16:26:55 1998

At 14:26 16-07-98 -0400, you wrote:
>In a message Christian Fandt, Electronic/Electrical Historian wrote:
>> Could you give an example where we may have seen a QIC36 or QIC02 tape? It
>> doesn't ring a bell here.
>The tapes are DC300, DC450, DC600, DC6150, DC6250, DC6350 etc.
>They've been used in everything from Sun and other Unix workstations
>through PDP's to early PC/XT's.
>Common manufacturers were Archive, Techmar, Tandberg.
>QIC-36 and QIC-02 were the interface standards for the
>drives. QIC-36 and QIC-02 drives often could interchange tapes.
>The difference was the amount of smarts in the controller vs. the
>tape drive (I seem to remember).

Aha! Now I can connect QIC36/QIC02.... My HP 250 uses DC600 type tape carts.

Thanks Bill,
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Christian Fandt, Electronic/Electrical Historian
Jamestown, NY USA
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