7 track drive located!

From: Tom Uban <uban_at_ubanproductions.com>
Date: Mon Feb 9 17:36:25 2004

At 02:57 PM 2/9/2004 -0800, you wrote:

>Got a call last week from a local vendor who remembered that I was looking
>for a 7 track drive. He found two (!) as they were going through their
>They are EXACTLY what I have been trying to find for a long, long time..
>HP7970 tension arm drives with DUAL MODE 7/9 track head assemblies! They are
>capable of reading anything from 7trk 200bpi to 9trk 1600 bpi tapes.
>I won't say how much they were (they weren't cheap) but as part of the deal
>he let me go through some of his head stack spares, and I found 14 dual mode
>head stacks! (he let me have five of them with the drives)
>--al (doing the Snoopy dance right now!)

Woo! Glad to hear it...

Received on Mon Feb 09 2004 - 17:36:25 GMT

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