Need to know DDS drive used to write backup tapes

From: Antonio Carlini <>
Date: Sun Oct 3 13:53:03 2004

> I don't happen to have the manual handy, but have the drives
> swallowed the tape leader? It's a bit of a pain in the neck to
> restring the leader on a DLT7000 compared to a TK50, but it's still
> not that hard. When you look in the drive, you should see something
> that looks like the bottom end of the following:
> Zane

A vote in favour of that suggestion: the TZ87 on my desk
right now suffered the same symptoms, was fixed (by someone
else) and the problem was precisely this. I'm told it is
apparently quite common.


Antonio Carlini
Received on Sun Oct 03 2004 - 13:53:03 BST

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