FW: DecTape & LincTape.

From: Paul Koning <pkoning_at_equallogic.com>
Date: Mon Oct 4 19:38:23 2004

>>>>> "O" == O Sharp <ohh_at_drizzle.com> writes:

 O> ...DECtape also uses 6-bit markers in the mark track, and LINCtape
 O> uses 4-bit markers; the LINCtape values are given in the PDP-12
 O> Maintenance Manual, volume 1, p. 6-11 (and I'm sure the 6-bit
 O> DECtape values are somewhere, but off the top of my head I don't
 O> know where <g!>).

Are the DECtape marks 6 bits even on the PDP-8? That would be
strange, it would mean there would be two mark words per 3 data words.

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