Destructive Imaging of DECTAPE II Media

Mark J. Blair nf6x at
Tue Jan 27 20:28:06 CST 2015

> On Jan 27, 2015, at 15:58 , Mike Stein <mhs.stein at> wrote:
> I can't find it at the moment but somewhere I have a Burroughs digital cassette drive, capstan-less and capable of high-speed bidirectional seek. AFAIK it uses the standard half-track mono tape format, one track for data and the other for the clock.
> Don't know if it'd be useful and not sure if I want to part with it permanently, but keep it in mind if nothing else works out and you get desperate ;-)

If I had one sitting around, then I might consider using it. But I wouldn't want to borrow one, especially because I'm much better at starting projects than finishing them. ;)

Mark J. Blair, NF6X <nf6x at>

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