Unknown 1970 Tapedrive

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Tue Apr 30 12:06:26 CDT 2019

On 4/30/19 9:28 AM, jos via cctalk wrote:

> I put up some more pics (Tapehead & capstan drive). It does not use
> stepper.
> It seems it was made by US firm Sangamo, as is etched in some of the PCB's
> In view of the head's condition I will not persue this further.

The head doesn't look to be large enough to hold read and write
components (regular 1/2" computer tape drives usually have a
read-after-write setup).

My guess is a data logger or key-to-tape setup.


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