Re: Tech question: Restoration of flood-damaged magentic media

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Tue Apr 04 2000 - 15:01:31 MDT

>I am urgently in need of some advice from someone who has experience in
>recovering damaged magentic digital data storage media. In particular, I
>need to know about the practical capabilities of reading data from 9-track
>and 8 mm tape that has been submerged for as much as 24 hours in dirty
> While I appreciate the informed opinions of the many tech-savvy folks on
>list to the effect of "it should be no problem", I REALLy need to talk to
>someone who actually does this kind of work or who can get me in touch with
>someone who has done it. Any practical leads would be greatly appreciated.


Good luck


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