[TUHS] can anyone use QIC 6250 tape cartridges?

Larry McVoy lm at bitmover.com
Mon Jan 28 13:44:31 AEST 2013

Heh.  I did a raid thing over a bunch of QIC 150 drives.  Called it
safe(1).  Worked pretty well.

Like the 9 track, no way to read them, good luck.

On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 05:22:02AM +0200, Aharon Robbins wrote:
> Hi. I have two QIC 6250 tape cartridges that have been in (I hope) dry
> boxes for over 15 years. I suspect they're still usable but have no
> equipment with which to test them or try to read them.
> It'd be nice to get a CD back with copies of what's on them if that's
> possible, but that'd be icing on the cake.
> Drop me a note and we'll see if we can figure something out for mailing
> them.
> Thanks,
> Arnold
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