DAT 72 Drives

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

FEATURES SUMMARY:

Designed for computer environments that require high-capacity data storage, this digital audio tape (DAT) drive provides a typical capacity of 72GB, assuming 2:1 data compression (native capacity is 36GB), with a compressed transfer rate of 25.2GB/hr (native transfer rate is 12.6GB/hr).

 
  • Quantum DAT 72 Tape Drive Rackmount1U Rackmount
  • Quantum DAT 72 Tape Drive Desktop Desktop
  • Quantum DAT 72 Tape Drive Dual-Drive Rackmount1U Rackmount (dual-drive)
  • Quantum DAT 72 Tape Drive Internal Internal

Capacity

Compressed Capacity Up to 72 GB
Native Capacity Up to 36 GB
Recording Format DAT72
Interface Type Ultra2 SCSI LVD

Environmental

Min/Max Operating Temp 5 deg C / 40 deg C
Max Operating Humidity 80%
Max Operating Shock 10 Gs
Max Non-Operating Shock 100 Gs
Max Operating Vibration .5 G
Max Non-Operating Vibration 1.5 G

Performance

Native Sustained Transfer Rate 12.6 GB/hour
Compressed Sustained Transfer Rate up to 25.2 GB/hour
Native Burst Transfer Rate 10 MB/sec
Compressed Burst Transfer Rate 80 MB/sec
Average File Access Time < 40 sec
Search Speed 200x normal
Drum Rotational Speed 10000 RPM
Backup Speed 12.6 GB/hour
Compressed Backup Speed up to 25.2 GB/hour
Buffer Memory Size 16 MB
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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    DAT 72 Drive Driver for Windows 2000

    Certance/Seagate DAT Tape Driver v1.14.8.0 for 32 and 64-bit intel Platforms - stdatw2k.sys
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    DAT 72 Drive Driver for Windows 2003

    Certance/Seagate DAT Tape Driver v1.14.8.0 for 32 and 64-bit intel Platforms - stdatw2k.sys
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    DAT 72 Drive Driver for Windows XP

    Certance/Seagate DAT Tape Driver v1.14.8.0 for 32 and 64-bit intel Platforms - stdatw2k.sys
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    DDS/DAT 72 autoloader for BakBone

    CDATL01.npk template for the DAT72 autoloader (will work with older generation DDS 3 & 4 loaders).
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    VA1AD000 SCSI

    Latest version of firmware for DAT72 SCSI

 

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.

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TapeRX


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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