[vcf-midatlantic] Bernoulli Drives needed in working condition

Bruce freemab222 at gmail.com
Tue May 18 14:29:41 UTC 2021

Bernoulli disks are magnetic media, no?
Wouldn't a bulk tape eraser be a more secure means of erasing these

On Tue, May 18, 2021 at 10:04 AM Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Someone donated two 10x10 Bernoulli drives to VCF. They are in unknown
> condition. She gave us the manual, a cable and one cartridge. She wants to
> donate the remaining cartridges, but would like to supervise the deletion
> of the data they have on them. So we need one in working condition first.
> As I understand it, the drives need a special card on an "older" PC to
> operate. She disposed of the PC that had that card.
> Is there anyone who has this card and can get these drives in working order
> so that the lady can delete her data?
> =========================================
> Jeff Brace
> Vice President & Board Member
> Vintage Computer Festival East Show-runner
> Vintage Computer Federation is a 501c3 charity
> http://www.vcfed.org/
> jeffrey at vcfed.org

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