7 track tape terminal

From: William Donzelli <aw288_at_osfn.org>
Date: Sun May 9 22:52:06 2004

> Back in 69-70, I was an operator in a shop where they used Mohawk data entry
> systems for (mainly) salary-related work. The model they used, only had 1
> reel. The "used" part of the tape was just falling down into a drawer. The
> systems worked like shit (sorry to say so), as we had read errors on just
> about every tape we attempted to read.

Sounds right! I have to wonder how many times tape was damaged by just
falling into the slot improperly.

William Donzelli
Received on Sun May 09 2004 - 22:52:06 BST

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