Microcomputer Data Tape

Microcomputer Data Tape

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The three Fujifilm 4mm digital data storage tapes were used to backup data from the Silicon Graphics O2 workstation (2016.0057.01).
The one 4mm Sony digital data storage cleaning cartridge was used to clean the read/write heads on the external tape drive (2016.0057.04).
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Object Name
microcomputer, peripheral, magnetic tape
place made
Physical Description
plastic (overall, data tape material)
overall: 6.4 cm x 8.1 cm x 6 in; 2 17/32 in x 3 3/16 in x 15.24 cm
data tape: 1.6 cm x 8.1 cm x 6 cm; 5/8 in x 3 3/16 in x 2 3/8 in
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
Credit Line
Gift of Glenn Cholister
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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