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Tarbell Cassette Interface

A 1976 advertisement for the Tarbell Cassette Interface.

The Tarbell Cassette Interface was an expansion card for use with the Altair 8800 early personal computer, or other systems using the Altair's S-100 bus. It was designed by Don Tarbell and sold by Tarbell Electronics as early as 1976.[1] It was fast, reliable and popular, and, while supporting the 1975 Kansas City (Byte/Lancaster) standard, it also offered a much faster Tarbell standard which became a de facto standard for Compact Cassette data storage.[2]

Tarbell also sold other products, including a Shugart Associates-compatible dual disk drive subsystem including a Tarbell floppy disk interface, said to plug into any S-100 bus computer, introduced in 1979.[3]

References

  1. ^ "SCCS Interface". Southern California Computer Society. December 1976. p. 51. 
  2. ^ http://www.pc-history.org/imsai.htm
  3. ^ "Dual Disk Drive System Bows".  

External links

  • The Tarbell Cassette Interface Manual
  • "The board that launched the company and made Tarbell a household word in the world of the S-100 bus" s100computers.com
  • Tarbell S-100 boards and docs
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