QIC-150 1/4" Cartridge Drive with Emulex MT-02 SCSI-QIC Controller?

Al Kossow aek at bitsavers.org
Thu Nov 3 11:09:06 CDT 2016

On 11/3/16 8:51 AM, Rick Bensene wrote:
> Hello, all,
> Question of the day:
> Will an Emulex MT-02 SCSI->QIC tape controller work with a Wangtek 5150EQ (QIC-150) Tape Drive?

I don't think so. The MT-02 supported QIC-11 and 24 formats, and the 5150 uses QIC-150, so I think
it's going to get confused by the extra tracks.

You might try bypassing the MT-02 if you've got a SCSI QIC drive. I don't know how dependent the Tek
is on the Emulex flavor of SCSI command set.

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