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My scsi tape drive is not working? It is external HP 160 dat drive. It is brand new?

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Hello Rivcr, 1. Check for a terminator on the back of the scsi unit. 2. Make sure you have power. 3. make sure power switch is on. 4. Select a different scsi id number, not 0 or 1 or 7. Does this help?

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wow a blast form the past.!
im and old SCSI expert, from the old server days, high end.
and tape, wow, a working still tape drive?

why not get it at hp.? join there forum and ask, 1000x better than here, for sure.!!!

omg, hp.com shows, DAT is dead. (expected)
fell off the end of the "BLAST from the PAST" of technology.

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btw you nee d a matching SCSI card,to make this play
can be had dirt cheap,
I have SCSI 1 CARD (isa) From mid 1980s framed on the wall
for fun.'
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Tape not ejecting from drive after 60 secs pressing eject button. I can hear it 'clicking' but no attempt to eject the tape is made. I would be very grateful for some advice regarding what I might do next.


can you detail the model No or compaq spares No for the drive - the clicking makes it sound to me like a DAT but unable to proceed without more info.

If it is a DAT (compaq used both Sony and HP mechs) try disconnecting the scsi cable from the scsi card, rebooting the drive and trying again.

If that doesnt work try a 00pt screwdriver in the manual eject point of the drive and unload manually (about 1000 turns!)

Failing that try www.tape-drive-repair.com as they are pretty good price wise for a repair / exchange

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