[rescue] tk50 tape drives

Mike Meredith mike at blackhairy.demon.co.uk
Sat Oct 2 20:39:45 CDT 2004

On Sat, 2 Oct 2004 17:06:15 -0400, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> Sat, 02 Oct 2004 @ 14:03 -0400, Phil Stracchino said:
> > I show the TK50 being a DLT drive on some pages, but having 95MB
> > tapes on others.  This doesn't seem consistent.  I'm assuming the
> > latter is correct?
> It's definitely not DLT.
> I didn't realize there was a naming conflict though.

I'm not entirely sober, so I could easily be wrong. TK50's are the
predecessor of DLTs with the same form factor. I've only ever
encountered them in microVAXen. I think the tapes themselves were called
CompacTape's, TK70 tapes were CompacTapeII's and the first DLTs were

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