DLT S4

Capacity, Performance, Cost Effectiveness

FEATURES SUMMARY:

Features a compressed storage capacity of 1.6TB (800GB native), and a compressed transfer rate 120MB/sec (60MB/sec native).

Available in an internal unit for server installation, tabletop (or external) unit, and a library model for installing in tape automation systems.

Incorporates state-of-the-art technologies that contribute to the SDLT architecture.

 
  • Quantum DLT S4 Tape Drive TabletopTabletop
  • Quantum DLT S4 Tape Drive InternalInternal

Performance

Native sustained transfer rate 60 MB/second
2:1 compressed transfer rate 120 MB/second
Burst transfer rate Ultra320 SCSI bus 320 MB/second.
Native formatted capacity 800 GB
2:1 compressed capacity 1600 GB
Cartridge load time to BOT 20 seconds (typical)
Average file access time 70 seconds
Interfaces available - Ultra320 SCSI

Environmental Limits

Operating Temperature Range, Dry Bulb Operating 50 to 113 F / 10 to 40 C
Non-operating Temperature Range, Dry Bulb Operating -40 to 150 F / -40 to 66 C
Max Operating Temperature, Wet Bulb 77 F / 25 C
Non-condensing humidity 20% to 80%
Altitude -500' to +30,000' / -153 to 9,144 m
Max Non-operating Temperature 114 F/ 46 C
Non-condensing humidity 10% to 95%

Power

Voltage +5V & +12V
Typical Power consumption 30 W

Physical

Tabletop Internal
Width 6.88" / 174.75 mm 5.75" / 146 mm
Height 6.48" / 164.46 mm 3.25" / 82.55 mm
Depth 12.60" / 320 mm 8.05" / 203.2 mcm
Weight - varies by configuration 13 lb 13 oz / 6.27 kg 5 lb 4 oz / 2.38 kg
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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    Windows 2000 SP2 and XP (32 & 64-bit) and StorageCare Sage Dashboard

    Download and install this driver to use DLT tape drives with Windows 2000 SP2 and Windows XP operating systems on x86 or x64 platforms.

    The integrated StorageCare Sage Dashboard application provides tape security and status reporting functions that enhance your ability to manage and protect your tape storage environment. The Tape Security feature, for example, adds an electronic key to tape cartridges that shields them from unauthorized access if they are lost or stolen. The Status function displays information about both the drive and the media, such as drive cleaning schedules, available tape capacity, and so on.

    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.
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    Windows Server 2003, Vista, and Server 2008 (32 & 64-bit)

    Download and install this driver to use DLT tape drives with Windows Server 2003, Vista, and Windows Server 2008 operating systems on x86 or x64 platforms.

    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.
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    V42 (for standalone drives only)

    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.

 

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:

   

StorageCare Sage Dashboard

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    StorageCare Sage Dashboard for Symantec Backup Exec and NetBackup

    DLTSage Dashboard enables you to more effectively manage and protect your tape storage environment and is accessible from the Windows Start menu and device manager. The Tape Security feature included in the Dashboard gives you the ability to add an electronic key to tape cartridges. This protects your cartridges from unauthorized access to data in the event that they are lost or stolen. The Dashboard's Status tab quickly and easily displays: your drive and and media's current health, a dial that indicates when your drive's next cleaning is due, a graphical display of your cartridge's available free space, and more.

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