TK50 and stuck tape

From: Chris Cureau <>
Date: Mon Sep 6 12:27:19 1999

Hi everyone...

    I was given a MicroVax II over the weekend...looks like it'll be
something really interesting to work with once I get it running. :-)
    It's got a TK50 drive in it with a tape in the drive that won't come
out. From what I remember of the TK50s, you push the red button in,
wait for the green light to come on, and then pull the lever under the
tape upwards to eject it. Unfortunately, I don't hear any tape noises
at all from the unit, and the red light flashes very quickly. Green
light never comes on. Any ideas on getting the tape out of the drive?
Did I remember correctly how to eject the thing?

Received on Mon Sep 06 1999 - 12:27:19 BST

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