Tape reel (160 MB)

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Date Introduced
1970 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
10 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 3/4 in.
Manufacturer
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Credit Line
Gift of Mike Turin
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Keywords
magnetic
Object ID
102667518
Memory Type
Magnetic tape

IBM established a standard for 10 1/2 inch tape reels that lasted over 25 years. Over time the recording density and hence the capacity of the tape increased by many times.