Subject: Re: i had a thought (vaxensounds)
To: ville hautakangas <vhautaka@cs.Helsinki.FI>
From: NetBSD Bob <>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/25/2001 09:19:53
> > sequence is classic, the old sad part is the TK50 is too quiet.  that was
> > one of those charm things on the Sun QIC drives, LOUDEST tape drive i've
> > ever heard.
> Get a 9-track tape drive and stop whining :D

I have taken a fondness to the blower/vacuum loading of my Cipher
9-trackers, when the VAX needs some tape output.  There is something
about that tape loading sequence that is absolutely musical.