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Sony AIT2 Turbo tapes won't work in HP AIT2 tape drives
Hi, I work for Optus Communications and we recently purchased a number of new Sony AIT2 Turbo tapes (Sony Part Number TAIT2-80C) and have tried to use them in some HP branded AIT2 tape drives, but whenver they are inserted into the drives the tapes are ejected and cannot be initialised.
Is there a fundamental difference between these tapes or is it as simple as HP being diffcult and disallowing use of other manufacturer's tapes in their drives? The paes have a 64 kbyte chip on board (MIC - Memory In Cassette).
We would appreicate any assistance than can be offered as we have purchased qui