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English translation: tape, reel

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German term or phrase:Band (comp.)
English translation:tape, reel
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13:58 Oct 27, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Band
as in computerese in such compounds as: Installationsband
Wartungsbaender

I suspect it means 'reel' but I need to make sure.
Dawn Montague
Local time: 07:17
tape / cartridge tape / reel tape
Explanation:
For the above examples however I would simply use installation tape and perhaps backup/service tape (for Wartungsband, which doesn\'t actually appear on a web search so must be an unusual word?).

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Summary of answers provided
natape / cartridge tape / reel tapeHubbit
natape
Mats Wiman


  

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5 mins
tape


Explanation:
is my qualified guess. It is a storage medium isn't it?


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Mats Wiman
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13 hrs
tape / cartridge tape / reel tape


Explanation:
For the above examples however I would simply use installation tape and perhaps backup/service tape (for Wartungsband, which doesn\'t actually appear on a web search so must be an unusual word?).




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