[rescue] advice on rescuing an e10k

Ethan O'Toole ethan at 757tech.net
Thu Oct 26 15:11:30 CDT 2006

> Were'nt they later bought by HP, who produced that line of DAT drives
> with the MTBF being as long as it took to load a tape after sticking
> it in?
> Geoff.

The nice drives were the storagetek SD-3s. Crazy expensive and built from
VHS deck parts. 500 hours or 1000 hours before rebuild, generally docked
to silos that hold thousands of tapes.

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