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1200 and DAT Drives

  • SDLT600 Tabletop
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Performance

Native sustained transfer rate 36 MB/s
2:1 compressed transfer rate 72 MB/s
Burst transfer rate Ultra 160 SCSI bus 160 MB/s max
Burst transfer rate Fibre Channel 200 MB/s max
Native formatted capacity 300 GB
2:1 compressed capacity 600 GB
Cartridge load time to BOT, formatted tape 12 sec
Cartridge load time to BOT, unformatted tape 40 sec
Average file access time 79 sec
Interfaces available - Ultra 160 SCSI
- 2 Gb Fibre Channel in enterprise libraries

Tape Format

Recording format 640 track serial serpentine
Recording density 233 k bits / inch
Track density 1490 tpi
Encoding method Partial Response Maximum Likelihood (PRML)
Data compression DLZ

Physical

Tabletop Embedded
Width 6.88" / 174.75 mm 5.75" / 146.05 mm
Height 6.48" / 164.46 mm 3.25" / 82.55 mm
Depth 12.6" / 320.04 mm 8.48" / 215.39 mm
Weight - varies by configuration 13 lb 13 oz / 6.27 kg 5 lb 4 oz / 2.38 kg

Environmental

Operating Temperature 50° to 104° F / 10° to 40° C
Non-condensing humidity 20% to 80%
Altitude -500' to +30,000' max
Non-operating Temperature -40° to 151° F/-40° to 66° C
Non-condensing humidity 10% to 95%

Power

Voltage +5V, +12V
Power consumption 35 Watts typical streaming/writing

Reliability

MTBF 250,000 hours at 100% duty cycle
Media durability 1,000,000 passes / 17,850 uses
Uncorrected error rate 1 x 1017 bits read
Undetected error rate 1 x 1027 bits read
Warranty 3 years

Media Compatibility

Super DLTtape II (read/write) 300 GB native capacity
Super DLTtape I (read only) 160 GB native capacity
DLTtape VS1 (read only) 80GB native capacity

Tape Life

Archive storage - with < 10% loss in demagnetization at 20° C and 40% non-condensing humidity > 30 years
Durability - average in typical office / computing environment 1,000,000 head passes

Media Specifications

Tape Width .0498" (12.65 mm)
Tape Length 1,957' (596.5 m)
Cartridge Dimensions 4.1" x 4.1" x 1.0" (104.1 mm x 104.1 mm x 25.4 mm)
Note: Veritas BackupExec and Veritas NetBackup Drivers
If you are using Veritas BackupExec or Veritas NetBackup you should use the device driver that came with your software backup package.
  • WinNT

    Device driver to allow use of DLTtape Tape Drives with Windows NT 4.0 running on Intel x86 platforms. This is a self-extracting, compressed file that unzips into a set of files. Please view the README.TXT file for installation instructions.
    Download
  • Windows 2000 Server and XP 32 & 64-bit

    The device driver allows you to use SDLT600 tape drives with Windows 2000 and Windows XP running on x86 and x64 platforms. This is a self-extracting, compressed file that unzips into a set of files.
    Download
  • Windows 2003 Server, Vista, and 2008 Server 32 & 64-bit

    The device driver allows you to use SDLT600 tape drives with Windows 2003, Windows XP and Windows Server 2008 running on x86 and x64 platforms. This is a self-extracting, compressed file that unzips into a set of files.
    Download
  • V53

    V53 update is recommended for improved compatibility with Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and Operating Systems (OS), as well as overall product reliability improvement.

    Note: This firmware is for standalone drives only. If your drive is in a library contact your service representative regarding firmware updates.

    Note: This release is not for A-Series drives

    Instructions for upgrading firmware via a FUP tape can be found here.
  • StorageCare Sage xTalk Management Console

    In less than thirty minutes xTalk will evaluate your tape drive's health and determine if it needs to be sent in for service. The application also provides detailed engineering drive analysis information and the abilty to quickly download updates to the firmware, application, online help, test script and release notes.

    Download xTalk for your tape drive
  • StorageCare Sage iTalk is diagnostic software that allows users to quickly test the integrity of a Super DLTtape drive. This application uses an IR (Infrared) device connected to a PC to communicate with the tape drive. StorageCare Sage iTalk can be used to test a standalone drive or a drive installed in a library.

  • Download

    StorageCare Sage iTalk for Windows

    Double-click on the downloaded file to begin installation.
  • StorageCare Sage Pocket iTalk is diagnostic software that allows users to quickly test the integrity of a Super DLTtape drive using a Pocket PC. This application uses the IR (InfraRed) port on your Pocket PC to communicate with the tape drive. Pocket iTalk can be used to test a standalone drive or a drive installed in a library.

  • Download

    StorageCare Sage Pocket iTalk for Windows

    Double-click on the downloaded file to begin installation.
  • Download

    DFU for Windows

    Drive Firmware Upgrade for Windows
  • Download

    DFU for Linux

    Drive Firmware Upgrade for Linux
  • Download

    DFU for NetWare

    Drive Firmware Upgrade for NetWare