In search of... DECtape drives

From: Brad Parker <>
Date: Mon Oct 4 17:34:08 2004

Paul Koning wrote:
>On the other hand, he or one of his friends once put some pants in the
>laundry, only to discover afterwards that one of them had a DECtape in
>the pocket. That tape still worked just fine afterwards.

huh. I've taken to 'baking' old tapes these days but I never concidered
washing them with my pants.

on a more serious note:

Anyone on the boston or mass/nh/ct area have a working 9-track drive
which can read 800bpi tapes?

I can read 1600's fine but not 800's :-(

Received on Mon Oct 04 2004 - 17:34:08 BST

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