8 mm Wide Magnetic Tape Cartridge for
Information Interchange - Helical Scan Recording - HH-1 Format
2nd edition (June 1998)
This Ecma Standard specifies the physical and magnetic characteristics
of an 8 mm wide magnetic tape cartridge so as to provide physical
interchange of such cartridges between drives. It also specifies
the quality of the recorded signals, the recording method and
the recorded format - called HH-1 format - thereby allowing for
full data interchange between drives by means of such magnetic
Information interchange between systems also requires, as a minimum,
agreement between the interchange parties upon the interchange
code(s) and the specifications of the structure and labelling
of the information on the interchanged cartridge.
The following file can be freely downloaded:
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||Acrobat (r) PDF file
This Ecma publication is also approved as ISO/IEC 15718.
The previous replaced "historical" edition of this Ecma Standard is not available.