[TriLUG] Safest long-term media

Joseph Mack NA3T jmack at wm7d.net
Sat Jul 11 20:48:47 EDT 2009

On Sat, 11 Jul 2009, Christopher L Merrill wrote:

> How about "PaperBack"?
> At 250M per ream of paper, a $40 box + a $80 laser toner cartridge
> will get 2.5G of data backed up on good old reliable paper.  The
> great part is you can SEE if your media has degraded ;)
> You'll probably want a scanner with a sheet-feeder when it's time
> to restore the data :)

how long would it take to read it back?


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