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chulofiasco
February 16th, 2017, 01:43 PM
hey guys...

i've got this monster... we're in long island...

anyone want to make an offer and take her home? she's got a little dent in the back, not 100% sure if it reads, don't have a tape to load, but powers up ok.

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chulofiasco
February 16th, 2017, 01:48 PM
http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/40087/HP-88780B-Tape-Drive/

Chuck(G)
February 16th, 2017, 04:14 PM
Does it have option 800 installed? That is, can you select 800 NRZI density?

Al Kossow
February 16th, 2017, 04:42 PM
Does it have option 800 installed? That is, can you select 800 NRZI density?

"Option 800" would be on the model number tag.
There is a tag on the lower right, which isn't shown on the pictures which may contain the installed options.

chulofiasco
February 16th, 2017, 05:51 PM
"Option 800" would be on the model number tag.
There is a tag on the lower right, which isn't shown on the pictures which may contain the installed options.

I'll get more pics :)

It's got three pcbs installed under that right panel...