[rescue] HP optical jukebox
tgallaway at comcast.net
Tue Jan 7 08:31:08 CST 2003
Dunno I think optical storage is slow as hell. We find them from now to
then in the dumpster's arround here. Just last week we found a small I
belive it was a 20 disk jukebox. A friend took it and slapped the drives
into his big one as they where faster drives but it is still slow as
balls. I mean we found a 240disk cd changer that is rackmountable and
has exchangable drives. We might slap 2 36x and 2 cd-rw's in there. This
makes more sense to me then have that big bulky thing standing
On Tue, 7 Jan 2003 8:45AM -0500, Gavin Hubbard wrote:
> Hi Lads
> Is it possible to do anything useful with an HP surestore 160EX optical
> jukebox? (32 disks of 5.2GB each = 166GB)
> I saw one get passed in at an auction last year (no-one wanted to bid).
> Off-line bulk storage is of course very cheap these days but I'm
> wondering it perhaps you can replace the internal drives and convert
> them into CD/DVD juke boxes etc.
> I suspect that getting hold of the HP library software will be a pain
> in the rear.
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