VHS Tapes as storage.

From: Sellam Ismail <foo_at_siconic.com>
Date: Mon Feb 10 14:51:01 2003

> Hi, I seem to remember reading in popular electronics, about software
> that would let you use a vcr to backup your computer. I think it was
> about 10 years ago. Does anyone remember or know anything about this. My
> searches on google have turned up nothing. Thanks for any help you can
> provide!

Corvus System had a hard drive that could be attached to a VCR so that
backups could be made to VHS tape. The hard drive had to have what was
called a "Mirror Board" attached.

There were other companies that used the technology.

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