[vcf-midatlantic] Anyone with a QIC drive or original LaserDisc player coming to Festivus?

Jason Perkins perkins.jason at gmail.com
Thu Dec 7 15:20:18 EST 2017


I don't know. It looks like this:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quarter-inch_cartridge#/media/File:QIC_DC600A.jpg

But has a TI label on it, so I don't know what "size" it is.

On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 3:16 PM, Jonathan Gevaryahu via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> On 12/6/2017 10:03 PM, Jason Perkins via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>
>> The planets aligned, and it looks like I'll be able to make it to Festivus
>> this year :D
>>
>> I have a QIC tape that has the OS for the TI MicroExplorer LISP card I got
>> a few years back... and no way to read it. It's Mac formatted somehow.
>> Does
>> anyone have something that could read this tape?
>>
>> I've also got some somewhat degraded LaserDiscs from 1979 that don't play
>> in my 1990s player. If someone has one of the original machines with a
>> helium neon laser tube I'd love to see if the discs are salvageable.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Is it actually QIC, or is it one of those 100MB 'minitapes' apple used
> back in the day as an official apple tape backup for the mac II?
>
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>
>


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