Tape drives like in the HP 85 - Emulate?



#4

I have a number of HP 8510's - not a calculator, rather vector network analyzers - the tape drives have the gummy capstan wheel problem common to HP 85's. I am considering using a PC to emulate the tape drive and therefore eliminate the risk I have with my 8510's. Does anyone have the detailed interface specifications for the tape drive? All I have is the hardware interconnect diagram (in the 8510 manual). Any thoughts on this approach?


#5

Have you checked http://www.series80.org/ ?

HTH

Raymond


#6

Thanks - will check into...

Bruce


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