I realize that this might be a longshot, but does anyone here in this group
have papertapes for the PDP 11/05 (11/10)? My system has only 8K, and I am
not looking for anything fancy, just the original stuff that came with the
computer - diagnostic programs, editor, assembler and the like.
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> From: "David Gesswein" <djg@...>
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> > > Depending on the brand and storage the tapes may have
> > > oxide sticking/shedding problems
> > Understood. I can visually inspect them a little
> > but that may not reveal sticking.
> The tape I had problem with nothing was obvious by inspection. If its
> obvious recovery will be a challenge. From the description humidity
> was an issue for some of the stuff. Look for mildew evidence.
> It would be good to check if any are labeled with density and 7 or 9
> track. The certified to that the tape manufacturer labeled it with isn't
> necessarily the density they are recorded at so a label associated with
> the contents is a better indication.
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