9 track tapes

From: Dave McGuire <mcguire_at_neurotica.com>
Date: Wed Jan 30 17:19:07 2002

On January 30, Matt London wrote:
> Quick question, I've got a Cipher F880 here (no tapes yet - anyone in
> the UK wanna help out? :&) and someone just asked me what the maximum
> capacity of the drive is....

  The Cipher F880 is a 1600bpi drive, if memory serves. It might also
do 800bpi. Capacity depends on the block size...but on average, at
1600bpi on a 2400' reel, you'll get about 40MB or so.


Dave McGuire
St. Petersburg, FL         "Less talk.  More synthohol." --Lt. Worf
Received on Wed Jan 30 2002 - 17:19:07 GMT

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