[rescue] Sgi dat drive?
francois.dion at gmail.com
Thu Apr 18 14:43:09 CDT 2013
There is some C code here:
This page mentions a few seagate and sony models:
And even more detail:
Looks like it might be quite challenging to find one.
On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 1:26 PM, Jonathan Sturges <jonathansturges at yahoo.com
> >Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2013 21:51:37 -0400
> >From: Francois Dion
> <francois.dion at gmail.com>
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> [rescue] Sgi dat drive?
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> >Anybody have a spare sgi dat drive with audio support? Or
> know where i can get
> >the firmware to flash a seagate to do the same (not that
> i have a seagate
> >handy either, so ill have to track that down too, so it
> should be simpler to
> >get an sgi)?
> >I'd like to spare the heads on my tascam
> and i got hundreds of tapes to
> Can you provide a little more
> detail about the DAT drives that would work for you? Specific models
> would be
> I've still got several 4mm drives of various generations myself,
> from Sony, HP and Archive/Conner and others, but I don't think any have SGI
> firmware in them. Is there a SCSI query to check if audio is supported by
> firmware? That would go a long way to figuring out if a non-SGI drive
> work for you too.
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