[rescue] Big tape drives
mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Oct 14 16:37:02 CDT 2002
On Monday, October 14, 2002, at 05:25 PM, Eric Dittman wrote:
> My mistake, the TA91 is a six-foot tall dual 3480 tape loader.
> We have two of them (four drives total).
Ahh the 3480s. I don't know much about those.
> The 9-track drives we have are a TA78 and a TA79, which have
> been around for at least 18 years.
Yes those I remember...The only machine I used at work that had a
9-track drive was the 11/750; it had a TU80 and a TU78. That TU78 was
a *nice* drive...faster than all shit. It pulls something like 70A at
220V though, so I won't be running one of those at home. :-(
Dave McGuire "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
St. Petersburg, FL reboot and upgrade." -Jonathan Patschke
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