DAT 320

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


Designed for computer environments that require high-capacity data storage, this digital audio tape (DAT) drive provides a typical capacity of 320GB, assuming 2:1 data compression (native capacity is 160GB), with a burst transfer rate of 40MB/sec.

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Compressed Capacity Up to 320 GB
Native Capacity Up to 160 GB
Recording Format DAT320 and DAT160
Interface Type USB 2.0


Burst Transfer Rate 40 MB/sec
File Access Time 90 sec


Min/Max Operating Temp 5 deg C / 40 deg C
Max Operating Humidity 80%
Min/Max Non- Operating Temp -40 deg C / 90 deg C
Max Non-Operating Humidity .90%


Power Consumption Internal Tabletop
Average 5.7 Watts 10.2 Watts
Peak 11.5 Watts 11.8 Watts


Internal Tabletop
Width (in/mm) 5.75/146.3 7.5/190
Height (in/mm) 1.6/41.5 22.2/56
Length (in/mm) 8.3/211.9 9.5/241
Weight (lb/kg) 3/1.4 5.4/2.5
Note: Symantec 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.
  • Windows Driver

    This device driver allows you to use the DAT 320 with Windows Operating Systems.Download
  • Download


    Latest firmware for a DAT320 drive with USB interface.


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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