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IBM 3410 magnetic tape subsystem

IBM 3410 with IBM system/3 model 10

IBM 3410 with IBM system/3 model 10
The IBM 3410 Magnetic Tape Subsystem was announced in 1971. It had a new, desk-high design with tape reels mounted horizontally instead of vertically, as in most tape drives. A transparent sliding cover similar to that of a rolltop desk provided easy access.