Subject: Re: just something that i find scary
To: Dave McGuire <>
From: Wonko the Sane <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/23/1997 17:16:10
Dave McGuire drunkenly mumbled...
>   Yes...It looks even *more* like a TK70.  The "Quantum" DLT drives
> were made by DEC.  Quantum bought the line from DEC a while back, and
> seems to be desperately trying to convince the world that it was their
> original design.

ahha!!  well, just saw a DLT-4000 and that looks a lot more like the TK50. :)

>   This is all from a very fuzzy memory...someone please correct me if
> I'm wrong here...The TK50 is a CompacTape I, the TK70 is a CompacTape
> II, and the DLT drives are CompacTape IVs.

if you are correct...  ah ha!!

>   The tapes are virtually indistinguishable from one another.

haven't seen the tapes, but i believe you. :)

-brian (who only owns a WangTek-5150ES)

** Brian Hechinger ** ** **
"Yes, evil comes in many forms, whether it be a man-eating cow or
 Joseph Stalin, but you can't let the package hide the pudding!  Evil
 is just plain bad!  You don't cotton to it.  You gotta smack it in the
 nose with the rolled-up newspaper of goodness!  Bad dog!  Bad dog!"
                                --The Tick