Subject: Re: TK50/TK70 tapes
To: None <>
From: Chuck McManis <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/21/1999 22:48:33
At 11:37 PM 6/21/99 -0400, Stan wrote:
>Is this happening because the tape was previously written on a TK50
>drive??  If so, can the timing track be erased with a powerful permanent
>magnet (and from which side?) or is an alternating magnetic field
>needed? I'm asking about the permanent magnet because the audio/video
>equipment dealers I've talked to don't stock a *good* bulk tape

Once you write the label the tape is committed TK50/TK70. I have this same
issue, but hopefully I'll have a TK50 drive shortly to play with. In the
mean time I hoard my dwindling supply of TK70 tapes.