tu58 - reading off end of reel?

From: Paul Koning <pkoning_at_equallogic.com>
Date: Tue Feb 17 14:24:21 2004

>>>>> "Tore" == Tore S Bekkedal <Tore> writes:

 Tore> Well, might not help much, but no, there was no EOT
 Tore> detection. The TU55's on 'my' PDP-7 would often hit EOT while
 Tore> doing DECsys formatting.

But a TU55 has NOTHING in common with a TU58. Yes, DEC called the
TU58 "DECtape-2" but that's just an attempt to let the TU58 benefit --
undeservedly so! -- from the excellent reputation of the real
DECtape. In reality, DECtape is an excellent device and the TU58 is
a piece of junk.

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