[rescue] DLT2000/4000 "loader only"?
mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Apr 8 13:07:35 CDT 2003
On Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at 02:02 PM, Bill Bradford wrote:
>> I have a couple of "loader only" DLT drives here, and their doors
>> The plot thickens.
> We've got DLT-7K drives in two libraries (one Breece Hill Q7, and one
> StorageTek library) that have mechanisms so that what is normally done
> the "flap" by hand, that lever is turned via a rod going into the side
> the drive (on the right-hand side). So, a motor/mechanism does the
> and "unlocking" of the tape, rather than a hand hitting a flap on the
> front of the drive.
Yup...I just looked at one of mine; there's a hole in the side where
a rod would go in to turn a cam to open the flap. I don't recall
having seen such a hole in a non-loader drive, and I don't have one
handy to check.
Dave McGuire "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL for the occasion." -Doc Shipley
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