Storage - Magnetic Tape Drives Selection:
|Name: 7978A Tape Drive|
|Product Number: 7978A|
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|Original Price: $22000|
|Catalog Reference: 1985, page 93|
The 7978A replaced the 7976A as HP's top-of-the-range half inch tape back up solution (at less than half the price). The 7978A recorded in the same formats as the 7976A (6250 GCR/1600 PE) and operated at the same speed (75 ips read/write, 250 ips rewind).
The 7978A was obsoleted in April of 1986.^ TOP
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