HP 9144A, other stuff

From: Steve Robertson <steverob_at_hotoffice.com>
Date: Thu Nov 4 08:25:08 1999

On Thursday, November 04, 1999 4:21 AM, Joe [SMTP:rigdonj_at_intellistar.net]
> Mike,
> At 12:29 AM 11/4/99 -0800, you wrote:
> >A HP 9144A tape thing is sitting at one of the salvage places I go by.
> >There is a tape in it, but thats about all I can tell. Location is
> >Orange county.
> The 9144 is a tape backup. It's HP-IB and can be used EXACTLY like a
> HP-IB disk drive. You can even boot from it but it's S-L-O-W and HP
> advise it except in case of emergency. It's capacity depends on which
> you use in it. The "S" tape has a capacity of 15 Mb and the "L" tape has
> capacity of about 65 Mb. The 9144s are common but the tapes are sort of
> hard to come by. I could use the tape if you can get it without any
> trouble. The 9144 uses a 16 track tape. The 9145 is similar but uses a
> track tape. BTW the 9144 and 9145 both use preformatted tapes. You MUST
> use preformatted HP tapes in them. The 9145 can read but not write 9144
> tapes, I have neve been able to find 9145 tapes.
> Joe

I recently pickup up a 9144 and it works great with my HP9000. I've also
got a couple of boxes of new tapes and might be willing to part with a few
if someone REALLY needs them (Joe?).


Steve Robertson - <steverob_at_hotoffice.com>
Received on Thu Nov 04 1999 - 08:25:08 GMT

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