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C1503A DAT Drive

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Name: C1503A DAT Drive
Product Number: C1503A
Introduced: 1991
Division: Computer Peripherals Bristol
Original Price: Unknown
Catalog Reference: Does not appear

Description:

The C1503A was a 3.5-inch SCSI DAT drive for internal mounting on 800 Series and 900 Series computers.

Collector's Notes:

These old DAT drives are now very unreliable. As of 2013, we had used about ten pre-DDS3 models and none  worked. Take care when testing one of these old drives. Use an unimportant tape for your first insertion, as a common failure symptom is tape munching.

The newer DDS-3 drives will read from and write to DDS-3, DDS-2 and DDS-1 tapes.

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