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Name: 7978A Tape Drive
Product Number: 7978A
Introduced: 1984
Division: Greeley
Ad: Click to see
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.

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