Comprehensive Blog About Tape Drive Repair

When Should You Purchase New Media?

A Note on Tape Age and Wear: Media tapes commonly have a long shelf life. Their ability as a cold ...
Dirty tape drive head

Feeding your LTO Tape Drive

We would like to share with you another response to a customer's question about using the correct tape media for ...
LTO7 BaFe Media

MP, BaFe and LTO-7

Our customers often do not know the difference between Metal Particulate (MP) and Barium Ferrite (BaFe) media.  Here is an ...
Questions about repair

Why would a tape drive fail shortly after being repaired?

You just installed a tape drive that you had repaired. Soon after,the repaired tape drive fails. Why? Referring to one ...