Maynard MaynStream

Liam Proven lproven at
Tue Oct 13 17:02:02 CDT 2020

On Tue, 13 Oct 2020 at 21:51, Van Snyder via cctalk
<cctalk at> wrote:
> I have a Maynard MaynStream tape backup unit from the 1980's.
> It uses audio-format cassettes with 1/4" tape, but it's a different
> tape composition, and the cassette has a notch in it to tell the device
> it's not just plain audio tape. The capacity was 80 MB per cassette.
> I also have four ISA controller cards, four cables, and several
> cassettes. We used it for backup with IBM PC/AT boxes many years ago.
> Does anybody want it? It seems a shame to throw it in the e-waste bin.

At least offer it for sale!

I had a later model, which used VHS-C cassettes.  I should get another
one, as I have a bunch of backup tapes and some stuff on there is
probably the only copy I own now...

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