Exabyte 8505XL tape drive or is it a DEC RZ24L

From: Zane H. Healy <healyzh_at_aracnet.com>
Date: Fri Jun 2 12:08:32 2000

>Finally got a tape for this thing and it is DOA -- doesn't seem to do
>anything. The lower green LED on the tape drive flashes slow then fast.
>Interesting thing though -- when I interrogated the SCSI buss, it came back
>as a DEC RZ24L. thought you DEC fans might know what that is, and if it is
>a proprietary model that I can't use on my Amiga.

Well, I've used a Exabyte 8500 on my Amiga 3000, so I would think a 8505XL
should work. However, a RZ24L is a low profile 245MB DEC Hard Drive, not a
Tape Drive! That's one confused sounding system!

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