DC300 Tape Repair

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_intellistar.net>
Date: Tue Aug 17 23:21:29 1999

At 08:42 PM 8/17/99 -0400, Chris wrote:
>Upon the date 05:01 PM 8/17/99 -0700, Wayne Smith said something like:
>>What's the best way to replace a broken belt in a DC300 tape cartridge? Is
>>there a source for new belts?
>Not likely unless there was a real unusual need and someone already
>supplies them. Normally, the mfr (3M, Dysan, or whoever else made them)
>figures the user will typically throw out a defective cart and use a new
>one. Hence, the assumption there's likely no aftermarket supplier,
>especially now since DC300's have been out of popularity for several years.

   FWIW I have a service manual from HP for a machine that uses the same style but smaller DC-1000 tapes. HP tells how to replace the belts and also says to remove them from another tape cartridge.

Received on Tue Aug 17 1999 - 23:21:29 BST

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