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Using An Ftd Travan Tape Drive - Mitsubishi Electric APRICOT 340 Owner's Handbook Manual

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Using an FTD Travan tape drive

The FTD Travan tape drive uses the on-board diskette/floppy disk
interface and so does not require an additional drive controller card
like most other tape drives.
The drive is designed for TR-1 or equivalent minicartridges (750 ft,
400 Mbytes). This nominal capacity can typically be doubled to 800
Mbytes by software data compression. The software required to
control the tape drive depends on your operating environment; ask
your supplier for details.
Note
The drive can also accept QIC-80 Wide cartridges (400 ft, 208 Mbytes) and
long-length QIC-80 cartridges (307.5 ft, 124 Mbytes).
Inserting a cartridge
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U s i n g F l o p p y D i s k , C D - R O M & T a p e D r i v e s
1 drive activity indicator (green)
2 flip-up door
Remove the cartridge from its plastic holder.
Hold the cartridge so that the metal plate faces downwards, as
shown below. Slide the cartridge into the drive slot until you
feel a slight resistance.
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