TU56 DECtape front panel emulator (and Tektronix 4010 too)

DECtapes, it seems, are a block-structured medium more like a floppy than a magtape, from a device driver perspective (but with really slow seek.) Either way, they look great. If you can’t get the real thing, a nice big screen can show an emulation:

Here’s the real thing, showing also all the electronics around the back:

via Rene Richarz on the PiDP-11 mail list.