Pathlight VX

  • PVX Library


Disk Capacity: 4.2 TB
Virtual Libraries: From 1 to 6 virtual libraries
Drive Support: Up to 20 logical drives accessible simultaneously
Restore Path: Restore path can be from disk, directly from tape to host, or from tape to host via disk


Temperature 15 to 32 degrees C
Humidity 20 to 80% non-condensing operating


Pathlight VX Controller Entry-Level Configuration
  2.5A; 110 VAC
  1.3A; 220 VAC
Disk Array (4.2 TB) 2.5A; 110 VAC
  1.3A; 220 VAC
AC Power Option
Optional 40U rack; dual inlets; NEMA L6-30P or IEC309-332P6 or IP-57; 200-240VAC +/- 10%, single phase; 47-63Hz; 4800VA@200V, 5760VA@240V; 30A, 2-pole circuit breaker
Heat Dissipation
Pathlight VX Controller 1,915 BTU/hour (max)
Disk Array (4.2 TB) 850 BTU/hour (max)


MTRR: Less than 30 minutes
Diagnostics: Embedded monitoring of major subsystems, health checks, self-diagnostic procedures, and email alerts to system administrators and ADIC Global Services
System: ATA technology with hot swap capability, redundant metadata file locations
Configuration: Auto-discovery for installed/added components
Upgrade: Meantime to upgrade is less than 30 minutes
Tape Libraries Supported Scalar 24, Scalar 100, Scalar i2000
Export Tape Format Exports tapes using standard backup application format

Compliance and Certification

Safety: UL 1950 ITE, CSA 950, EN 60950
Emissions: FCC #47 CFR, Part 15, Class A, CSA C108.9M, EN 55022, Class A
Immunity: IEC (1000-4-2, 3, 4)
International: CE
Software and Platforms
Please contact a Quantum sales representative for a complete list of software and platforms compatible with the Pathlight VX 450.
Storage Networking Support
Platform/Connectivity: 2Gb Fibre Channel
Management Services: Error recovery, SAN security
Rack and Weight Requirements
Pathlight VX Controller: 4 rack units, 74 lbs. (33.6 kg) max
Disk Array (4.2 TB) 4 rack units, 96 lbs. (43.6 kg)
  • There are no downloadable drivers for this product.
  • There is no user updateable firmware for this product.
  • There are no diagnostic downloads for this product.

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