Inventory

This is a list of all the tape drives and other media drives in my collection, and represents the types of media that I am currently able to read:

Model Interface Supported media
Colorado 250MB FDC QIC-80, QIC-40
Colorado Jumbo 1400 FDC QIC-3020-MC, QIC-3010-MC, QIC-80, QIC-40
Colorado T1000 FDC Travan TR-1, QIC-80
Conner CTM 3200 FDC QIC-Wide 3080
3.5″ Floppy drive, x2 FDC 1.44MB, 720KB 3.5″ floppy
5.25″ Floppy drive, x2 FDC 1.2MB, 360KB 5.25″ floppy
Tandberg TDC 3660 SCSI QIC-150, QIC-120, QIC-24
DEC TZK10 SCSI QIC-150, QIC-120, QIC-24
Tandberg TDC 4220 SCSI QIC 2GB, QIC-150
Seagate CTM 3200R SCSI QIC-Wide
Exabyte EXB-8500 SCSI Data8 8mm 2/5 GB
Exabyte Mammoth EXB-8900 SCSI Data8 8mm 20/40 GB
Sony SDX-300C SCSI AIT
Sony SDX-700C SCSI AIT3 (r/o AIT2)
Seagate STD28000N SCSI DDS2 (r/o DDS1)
Seagate STD2401LW SCSI DDS4 (r/o DDS3, DDS2)
IBM/HP 19P0798 SCSI DDS4 (r/o DDS3, DDS2)
IBM CD72LWH SCSI DAT72
IBM Ultrium 4 Fiber LTO-4 (r/o LTO-3, LTO-2)
Seagate STT28000N IDE TR-4 (r/o TR-3)
Dell STT3401A IDE TR-7 (r/o TR-6)
SuperDisk IDE LS-120
Iomega Zip 250 IDE Zip 250
Iomega Jaz 1GB IDE Jaz 1GB
Iomega Jaz 2GB IDE Jaz 2GB
Iomega Easy 800 Parallel Ditto 800, (r/o TR-1, QIC-80)
Iomega Ditto 2GB Parallel Ditto 2GB, (r/o TR-3, TR-2, TR-1, QIC-80)

Get in touch if you have any old tape or floppy media that you’d like me to recover for you.


Here is a list of drives that I don’t have, but am passively looking for:

  • 8-inch floppy drive.
  • Magneto-optical disk drive.
  • 9-track (1/2-inch) tape drive.