Artifact Details

Title

Dual digital tape drive

Catalog Number

102735091

Type

Physical object

Date

Announced January 1990

Manufacturer

Mountain Computer Inc.

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 01-31370-01 Label on bottom
Model number 1200d Label on front
Part number 45-32757-01 Label on bottom
Serial number TF200000052 Barcode on bottom

Dimensions

overall: 6 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in x 12 1/4 in

Description

Object is a pair of tape drives mounted in a case. On the front the label reads "FileSafe(r) 1200d". There is a small LCD screen on the front. On the back is a SCSI device number selection switch, a power switch, and two SCSI connectors. An online search on "Mountain filesafe 1200d" produces an InfoWorld article from January 1990 giving the announcement of the device. It is a digital tape drive using the DAT tape medium, capable of archiving 1.3GB of data on each of the two drives.

Category

Memory & storage/disk