Question about Colorado Memory Systems Colorado Jumbo250 250mb QIC SCSI External (Jumbo250), Condition Refurbished Tape Drive

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JUmbo250 Hi Tried to clean the device the other day. Did something wrong and apparently damaged the transport mechanism. It is only possible to restore small backups. Get errors like "seek error" or the drive hangs, moving forward and backward indefinitely. I think the mechanics need a fix/repair. What to do? Yours honestly, Bob

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Yes it needs repair, I suppose the tapes are fine them selfs so they should work fine in another one, you will have to service the tape drive, you can get another tape drive and the tapes should work.

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  • Ekse Jul 09, 2008

    well in my opinion, get another tape drive or take it to a tech to fix it. I can't imagine getting in there my self, most likely will need to replace a few parts.

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  • Ekse Jul 09, 2008

    Id really suggest to buy that 20 usd right above, the repair man would take more than that probably.

  • Ekse Jul 09, 2008

    even if you want to repair it the parts will cost so it will come around or more the price of a new one (20usd on ebay) Just get the new one and your problems should be solved.



    Let me know if you need anything else

    Thanks,

    Ekse

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