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Tape Controller Diagnostic Wrap Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055952D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

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Heath, CA [+details]


Diagnostic wrap hardware, illustrated in Figs. 1 and 2, is attached to a tape formatter (controller) which is interconnected for control of up to four tape drive units. The hardware enables diagnostics to be initiated by a central processing unit (CPU).