MIDRANGE dot COM Mailing List Archive



Home » MIDRANGE-L » January 2013

RE: Help with an IBM 3430 tape drive



fixed

I can't help with identifying the A vs B model. Sorry.

I am sure many of us are curious though. Why would you want a 9 track
tape capability? If just because you want to rival "Dr. Franken", go for
it.

Do you have a business partner that only supports data interchange via 9
track tape? If so, can you share who?

Or, are you wanting to migrate tapes to newer media? If so, you might be
better off just querying the list for someone who can help you out. Gone
are the days when I used to have about 4-5 different tape drives (and 8"
diskette) on one machine. Now I am down to DVD and either LTO3 or LTO4
(depending on location).


Rob Berendt





Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2014 by MIDRANGE dot COM and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available here. If you have questions about this, please contact