On 12/31/06, Chuck Guzis <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:
I'm just sorry that I gave away my old 7 CD unit.
I have something like that I was thinking about digging out... it's a
table-top unit, with a 2X drive and a 7-disc internal changer. I was
contemplating seeing if I could replace the transport with a SCSI
DVD-ROM unit just for fun, as 7 CDs isn't all that interesting.
As for the OP's question, if _I_ had a 7 *transport* box, I'd consider
replacing most or all of the transports with SCSI DVD-ROMs for a
decent amount of archival storage readback. I could back interesting
things up to DVD-R on a single writer, then keep the most important
stuff available for readback. It's not as much storage as even a
moderate-sized RAID array, but it isn't likely to suffer from