ANSI D1 Instrumentation Tape

The Caltech Computational Astronomy group has developed a High-Speed Data Acquisition System for the study of radio pulsars.

A key part of the system is a Datatape LP-400 digital cassette recorder which writes at sustained rates of up to 400 Mbit/s using ANSI D1-format cassettes. Cost per byte is comparable to 5-GB Exabyte tape. ANSI D1 19-mm cassettes are available in 3 sizes:

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Updated 21 Sep 1996