7 track tape drives

From: emanuel stiebler <emu_at_ecubics.com>
Date: Fri Aug 29 12:39:00 2003

TRASH3_at_splab.cas.neu.edu wrote:
> I also have been meaning to resurrect my 7 track drives

drives ? how many and which models do you have ?
Mind to share your luck ?

> and an 800
> bpi 9 track, for the purpose of reading a couple of dozen useless tapes.

I'm fine with 9-track here, and most of them are working.
Actually, I use the 6250 quite often.

> I have at least 12 drives, from 7 track up to 9 track 6250 bpi, a couple
> of dilog and emulex qbus tape controllers, and two or three external
> formatters (for the older drives) I have some manuals from datum, pertec,
> kennedy, digi and maybe others, BUT I just don't have the time or
> inclination to start putting these together.

Probably you can tell which manuals you have ?

> A cooperative venture maybe?

Sure ;-)

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