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3590C Double Density Tape Drives

 
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2008 1:29 am    Post subject: 3590C Double Density Tape Drives
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Does anyone know if tapes created on double density drives can be read on single density drives ?
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 15, 2008 1:07 pm    Post subject:
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I would say NO.

Through previous upgrades of hardware, the older versions of tape/cartridge were able to be read on newer technologies, but those written on the newer hardware were unreadable on the older hardware.
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