DLT7000

The high-performance, high-capacity, streaming cartridge tape system for efficient data backup for midrange and high-end computing systems.

FEATURES SUMMARY:

With Quantum’s DLT advanced linear recording technology, a highly accurate tape guide system, and an adaptive control mechanism, the drive is ideally suited for mid-range systems, network servers, and high-end workstations and systems.

Formatted capacity of 70GB and sustained user data transfer rate of 10MB/sec (native capacity is 35GB; native data transfer rate is 5MB/sec).

Superior error detection and correction • Extensive embedded diagnostic/self-test software • Fast access to data via tape mark directory • Tape-loadable firmware

 
  • DLT7000TTTabletop
  • DLT7000BRInternal

Performance

Native sustained transfer rate 7 MB/s
2:1 Compressed transfer rate 10 MB/s
Native formatted capacity 35 GB
2:1 compressed capacity 70 GB
Average file access time 60 sec
Interfaces available SCSI-2 Fast / Wide, single ended or differential

Environmental Limits

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

Power

Voltage +5V, +12V
Power consumption 37 Watts (average read / write operation)

Reliability

MTBF 200,000 hours at 100% duty cycle
Media durability 1,000,000 passes / 15,000 uses
Head Life 30,000 hours
Uncorrected error rate 1 x 1017 bits read
Undetected error rate 1 x 1027 bits read
Warranty 3 years

Physical

Tabletop Internal
Width 9"/ 229 mm 5.75"/ 144.8 mm
Height 4.87"/ 124 mm 3.25"/ 82.5 mm
Depth 12.75"/ 325 mm 9"/ 229 mm
Weight - varies by configuration 15 lb/ 6.63 kg 6 lb/ 2.9 kg

Media Compatibility

DLTtape III 2.6, 6, and 10GB native capacities
DLTtape IIIxt 15GB native capacity
DLTtape IV 20GB native capacity
DLT cleaning tape 20 uses
Effective February 6, 2010, we will no longer offer support or repair for the DLT7000 stand alone drives. Feel free to visit our Knowledge Base for available technical information. Click here if you would like to find out about available products.
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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    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.
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    Win2K/2K3/XP (x86, x64)

    The device driver allows you to use DLT tape drives with Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 running on x86 and x64 platforms. This is a self-extracting, compressed file that unzips into a set of files. Please view the ReadMe.htm file for installation instructions.

    The driver download is a self-extracting compressed file that unzips into a set of files. See the ReadMe.htm file for installation instructions, then access the StorageCare Sage Dashboard application from either the Windows Start menu or Device Manager.
Effective February 6, 2010, we will no longer offer support or repair for the DLT7000 stand alone drives. Feel free to visit our Knowledge Base for available technical information. Click here if you would like to find out about available products.
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    V109

    V109 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.
    Instructions for upgrading firmware via a FUP tape can be found here.
Effective February 6, 2010, we will no longer offer support or repair for the DLT7000 stand alone drives. Feel free to visit our Knowledge Base for available technical information. Click here if you would like to find out about available products.

 

StorageCare Sage xTalk Management Console

In less than thirty minutes xTalk will evaluate your tape drive's health.

Select your Operating System:

   

Effective February 6, 2010, we will no longer offer support or repair for the DLT7000 stand alone drives. Feel free to visit our Knowledge Base for available technical information. Click here if you would like to find out about available products.

Product Use Guides

Planning and Installation Guides

Reference Guides

Effective February 6, 2010, we will no longer offer support or repair for the DLT7000 stand alone drives. Feel free to visit our Knowledge Base for available technical information. Click here if you would like to find out about available products.

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