TU56 DECTape magnetic tape drive

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Date Introduced
1970 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 11 1/2 in x 19 3/4 in x 21 in
Manufacturer
Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
US
Keywords
magnetic; mechanical
Object ID
X2372.2002
Memory Type
Magnetic tape

DECtape used double recording to reduce the error rate. It was said that tape perforated with a hole punch would still work.