HP 85 tapes

Curious Marc curiousmarc3 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 12:30:05 CST 2019

This I don’t know. You should join the hp 80 group on groups.io and ask there:
Some of the original engineers for the 85 are on there, they know every detail, and are incredibly helpful.

> On Feb 26, 2019, at 12:40 AM, Christian Corti via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Feb 2019, it was written
>> The way I have been doing it is to copy the tape files to a LIF floppy disk file (real or just emulated with HPDRIVE), then archive that - either just the HPDRIVE file or a ImageDisk archive of the real disk. Recreating the tape is the inverse process of copying the virtual or real disk to the tape.
> And what about SECUREd files? I'm thinking of a binary program that ideally dumps the cartridge to e.g a single floppy disk file. I've done something similarly for the IBM 5110, but I'm no HP 85 expert at all.
> There's quite a large HP community, I can't imagine that nobody has attempted that before.
> Christian

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