[TUHS] Irwin 285

Wilko Bulte wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Fri Jan 22 04:59:17 AEST 2010

Quoting Jochen Kunz, who wrote on Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 06:11:47PM +0100 ..
> On Thu, 21 Jan 2010 15:07:07 +0300
> Sergey Lapin <slapinid at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Ah, that's so bad, so I will really need to buy some vintage SCSI
> > tape drive to fullfill my backup needs.
> If you really want tape backup: Get a DLT drive. This is the most


> reliable tape technology I came across. Next to it are the big QIC
> drives that use DC6xxx or DC9xxx media. (Don't confuse this with the

QIC is OK, but the capacity zukz..

> Avoid helical scan like DAT or Exabyte 8 mm.

It says so on the DAT drives remember:  DDS = DAT Drives *ck  ;-)

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