MDS 7 track tape drive pictures

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Tue May 18 09:32:31 2004

On Tue, 18 May 2004, Lee Courtney wrote:

> It is ad for the Mini-Cooper automobile. Starting at the left is a picture
> of the MDS tape system (or similar - just a single tape reel) with clunky
> keyboard that evolves into a big clunky PC that evolves into a luggable that
> evolves into a laptop. I looked but couldn't find a copy on the
> web site.
> It was interesting to see a a key-to-tape system 1) actually used in a print
> ad, and 2) to appear during the discussion on ClassicCmp. I'll try and scan
> tomorrow.

Oh, it came out! :)

Those machines are actually from my collection shot in my warehouse :)
They were supposed to send me a copy of the copy when it came out. I'll
have to bug them.

Thanks for letting me know about it ;)

Sellam Ismail                                        Vintage Computer Festival
International Man of Intrigue and Danger      
[ Old computing resources for business || Buy/Sell/Trade Vintage Computers   ]
[ and academia at  || at  ]
Received on Tue May 18 2004 - 09:32:31 BST

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Oct 10 2014 - 23:37:11 BST