Destructive Imaging of DECTAPE II Media

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Sat Jan 31 12:47:52 CST 2015

On 01/31/2015 10:39 AM, Mark J. Blair wrote:
> Poking around on eBay, I see that there were other brands (Teac,
> Wangtek, Everex...) of streaming tape backup drives that look like
> they may have used those audio-cassette-like tapes with the notch on
> the back edge, much like the TU60. Maybe one of those transports
> could be adapted for this wacky scheme? I might buy one of the
> cheaper ones and some matching tapes to experiment with.

Are you thinking of the DC2000/2100 type drives?  I think that they're a 
bit too large.  How about, say, an Irwin drive using DC1000 minicarts?


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