ELECTRONIC STATION CONTROLS AND INDICATORS (cont)
Control or Indicator
SAVE DISC to TAPE
RESTORE TAPE to
Status Readout (LED)
Ejects cartridge out of tape unit.
Indicator illuminates when cartridge presently in tape
unit has been set to SAFE.
Initiates a save operation to copy a full volume from
disc drive to tape.
Initiates a restore operation to copy entire contents
of tape to disc drive.
Indicates a tape operation is in progress. Also
illuminates during save and restore operations.
Initiates an unload operation which requests a release
from the host.
Once released, the controller updates
the error logs, rewinds the tape, and unlocks the
If pressed during a save or restore operation, it will
temporarily stop those operations.
If not pressed
again in 5 seconds, save or restore operation is
If pressed again within 5 seconds, an unload
operation is performed.
Initiates an internal diagnostic routine to test the
Results are displayed on the status
Displays coded results of the diagnostic routine and
Initiates internal self-test to verify the operational
condition of disc/tape drive.
Used to select one of eight unique address codes for
the disc drive.