4mm 8mm

4mm DAT/DDS Tape Drive/ Autoloader Repair Specialists

MidWest Technical specializes in repairing 4mm DDS DAT drives – all manufacturers.


History: In 1989, Sony and HP defined DDS format for data storage using DAT 4mm tape cartridges. 4mm DDS format - Digital Data Storage

8mm Tape Drive Repair Specialists

MidWest Technical specializes in repairing 8mm tape drives – all manufacturers.
Exabyte’s tape drive mechanisms were rebranded by other manufacturers:
ADIC, Compaq, HP, IBM and many more.

Exabyte 8mm Tape Drive
  • Exabyte
  • EXB-8200 
  • EXB-8205 
  • EXB-8205XL 
  • EXB-8500
  • EXB-8505 
  • EXB-8505XL
  • EXB-8700 
  • EXB-8900
  • Eliant 820
  • Mammoth (EXB-8900)
  • Mammoth-LT
  • Mammoth 2

History: In 1987, Exabyte Corporation came out with their first 8mm tape drive based on the magnetic tape data storage format.  Exabyte came out with the Mammoth in 1996 and Mammoth-2 in 1999.

Repairs include internal cleaning, preventative maintenance, adjustments to manufacturer specifications and testing.
If you have any questions about 4mm 8mm tape drive or library repair, call us at 1 (888) 822-TAPE(8273) or complete RMA Repair Request form.  Thank you for visiting Midwest Technical, the GO TO PEOPLE, in the tape drive repair marketplace.  We are the most versatile data storage specialists in the industry.