DAT 24 Drives

Offering simple, reliable, and affordable data protection for smaller storage environments.

FEATURES SUMMARY:

Designed for computer environments that require high-performance, high-capacity data storage, this digital audio tape (DAT) drive supports the Digital Data Storage (DDS-3) tape format. Based on a 3.5-inch mechanism, the internal and desktop versions provide a typical capacity of 24GB, assuming 2:1 data compression (native capacity is 12GB), with unmatched reliability and performance.

 
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Capacity

Compressed Capacity Up to 24 GB
Native Capacity Up to 12 GB
Recording Format DDS-3
Interface Type SCSI-2

Performance

Native Sustained Transfer Rate 3.96 GB/hour
Compressed Sustained Transfer Rate up to 7.92 GB/hour
Native Burst Transfer Rate up to 300 MB/min
Compressed Burst Transfer Rate up to 600 MB/min
Average File Access Time < 40 seconds
Search Speed 200 times normal
Drum Rotational Speed up to 8000 RPM
Backup Speed 3.96 GB/hour
Compressed Backup Speed up to 7.92 GB/hour
Buffer Memory Size 2 MB

Environmentals

Min/Max Operating Temp 5 deg C / 45 deg C
Max Operating Humidity 80%
Max Operating Shock 10 Gs
Max Non-Operating Shock 50 Gs
Max Operating Vibration .5 G
Max Non-Operating Vibration 1.5 G
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.
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    DAT 72 BakBone Template

    SDAT721.npk Template for the DAT72 drive (will work with older generation DDS 2, 3, & 4 drives).
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    Certance/Seagate DAT Tape Driver v1.08 for Windows NT 3.51

    STDAT3 for all DDS, DDS-1, DDS-2, DDS-3, & DDS-4 drives including DDS-3 autoloaders.
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    Certance/Seagate DAT Tape Driver v1.08 for Windows NT 4.0

    STDAT4 for all DDS, DDS-1, DDS-2, DDS-3, & DDS-4 drives including DDS-3 autoloaders.
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    DDS3 24 Drive Driver for Windows 2000

    Certance/Seagate DAT Tape Driver v1.6h for 32 and 64-bit intel Platforms - stdatw2k.sys - 03-03-04
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    DDS3 24 Drive Driver for Windows 2003

    Certance/Seagate DAT Tape Driver v1.6h for 32 and 64-bit intel Platforms - stdatw2k.sys - 03-03-04
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    DDS3 24 Drive Driver for Windows XP

    Certance/Seagate DAT Tape Driver v1.6h for 32 and 64-bit intel Platforms - stdatw2k.sys - 03-03-04
  • Version V7600

    Version V7600 firmware upgrade for the STDx24000 drive.
    Upgrade instructions can be found here.
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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.

Select your Operating System:

   

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Drive Firmware Upgrade

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    DFU for Windows

    Drive Firmware Upgrade for Windows
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    DFU for Linux

    Drive Firmware Upgrade for Linux
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    DFU for NetWare

    Drive Firmware Upgrade for NetWare
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    DFU for Solaris

    Drive Firmware Upgrade for Solaris

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