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SDLT320

  • Quantum SDLT 320 Tape Drive Tabletop Tabletop
  • Quantum SDLT 320 Tape Drive Embedded Embedded

Performance

Native sustained transfer rate 16 MB/s
2:1 compressed transfer rate 32 MB/s
Burst transfer rate SCSI bus 80 MB/s max
Native formatted capacity 160 GB
2:1 compressed capacity 320 GB
Cartridge load time to BOT, formatted tape 12 sec
Cartridge load time to BOT, unformatted tape 40 sec
Average file access time 70 sec
Interfaces available LVD, Ultra 2 SCSI, HVD, Ultra SCSI

Tape Format

Recording format 448 track serial serpentine
Recording density 193 k bits / inch
Track density 1058 tpi
Encoding method Partial Response Maximum Likelihood (PRML)
Data compression DLZ

Physical

Tabletop Embedded
Width 6.9" / 175.26 mm 5.74" / 145.79 mm
Height 6.46" / 164.08 mm 3.24" / 82.29 mm
Depth 12.8" / 325.12 mm 8.37" / 212.59 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 27 Watts (average read / write operation)

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 I 160 or 110 GB native capacity
DLTtape IV - read only in SDLT 220 20, 35 or 40 GB 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
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.
Note: Quantum Tape Drive drivers can be found on the individual drive download page.
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    V96 (for standalone drives only)

    V96 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

 

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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StorageCare Sage iTalk

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    StorageCare Sage iTalk for Windows

    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.
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    StorageCare Sage Pocket iTalk for Windows

    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.

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.