[rescue] QIC drive needed

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Mon Jun 29 19:59:03 CDT 2015

    ...and chances are excellent that the capstan rollers on those drives 
will have dissolved into a gooey mess.

Mike Loewen				mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Old Technology				http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/

On Tue, 30 Jun 2015, Glen Hermannsfeldt (Contractor) wrote:

> As I remember, Sun QIC-150 drives, I believe Archive, would read/write QIC-24
> tapes.
> Possibly only read, but I think read and write.
> They may be easier to find.
> Also, it might be cheaper to ship the drive without power supply, and get a
> new one on the other end.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rescue [mailto:rescue-bounces at sunhelp.org] On Behalf Of Peter Corlett
> Sent: Monday, June 29, 2015 4:07 PM
> To: The Rescue List
> Subject: Re: [rescue] QIC drive needed
> On 29 Jun 2015, at 23:17, Cory Smelosky <b4 at gewt.net> wrote:
>> I need a QIC (I think QIC-24) drive so I can take a backup of my copy
>> of SCO
> Unix (and install it)
>> Anyone have one for cheap?
> I've got one plus about 50 mixed 45- and 60MB tapes that will be FTAGH after
> I've finally gotten around to reading and then wiping the tapes, but it is
> rather heavy and shipping to the USA is likely to be prohibitive.
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