HP 258267-001 SDLT 320 Tape Drive
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HP 258267-001 SDLT 320 160/320GB SCSI LVD External Tape Refurbished

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258267-001 SDLT 320 160/320 Gigabyte (GB) Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) Low Voltage Directive (LVD) External Tape Drive | Made by HP | Refurbished
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Performance Benchmarks of External Tape Drive

The HP 258267-001 SDLT 320 is an external tape drive that uses the SCSI LVD interface for high-speed data transfer. It has a storage capacity of 160/320GB, which means that it can store up to 160GB of uncompressed data or up to 320GB of compressed data. The drive uses the SDLT (Super DLT) format, which is a high-performance tape technology that provides fast data transfer rates and high-capacity storage.

In terms of performance benchmarks, the HP 258267-001 SDLT 320 has a native transfer rate of up to 16MB/s and a compressed transfer rate of up to 32MB/s. This means that it can transfer up to 16MB of uncompressed data per second or up to 32MB of compressed data per second. The drive also has a fast seek time of less than 60 seconds, which means that it can quickly locate and access data on the tape.

Additionally, the HP 258267-001 SDLT 320 has a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 250,000 hours, which indicates that it is a reliable and durable tape drive. It also has a built-in data compression feature that allows users to store more data on the tape, making it a cost-effective storage solution.

Installation and Setup Procedures

Here are the installation and setup procedures for the HP 258267-001 SDLT 320 160/320GB SCSI LVD External Tape Drive:

  • Unpack the Tape Drive: Unpack the tape drive and ensure that all the components listed in the product documentation are present.
  • Verify the System Requirements: Verify that the computer or server to which you plan to connect the tape drive meets the system requirements specified in the product documentation. Ensure that the SCSI controller and drivers are installed and functioning correctly.
  • Connect the SCSI Cable: Connect the SCSI cable to the SCSI connector on the back of the tape drive.
  • Connect the SCSI Terminator: Connect the SCSI terminator to the other end of the SCSI cable.
  • Connect the SCSI Cable to the Host Computer: Connect the other end of the SCSI cable to the SCSI connector on the host computer.
  • Power On the Tape Drive: Plug in the power cable of the tape drive to an electrical outlet and turn on the power switch.
  • Install Device Drivers: The host computer should automatically detect the tape drive and prompt for installation of drivers if they are not already installed. Install the device drivers if prompted to do so.
  • Install Backup Software: Install any backup software required to use the tape drive.
  • Test the Tape Drive: Once all the drivers and software are installed, test the tape drive to ensure it is functioning correctly.

These are the basic installation and setup procedures for the HP 258267-001 SDLT 320 160/320GB SCSI LVD External Tape Drive. Please refer to the product documentation for more detailed instructions or troubleshooting steps.

Tape Compatibility and Capacity

The HP 258267-001 is a SDLT (Super Digital Linear Tape) 320 tape drive. This drive is designed to be used with SCSI (Small Computer System Interface) LVD (Low Voltage Differential) external connections.

This tape drive has a native storage capacity of 160GB and a compressed storage capacity of 320GB. The compression ratio can vary depending on the type of data being stored, so it's important to keep in mind that the actual amount of data that can be stored on the tape may be less than the advertised capacity.

In terms of tape compatibility, the HP 258267-001 SDLT 320 tape drive is designed to work with SDLT 1 and SDLT 2 tapes. It can also read DLT IV tapes, but cannot write to them.

It's worth noting that this tape drive is an older model and may not be compatible with newer operating systems or hardware configurations. It's important to check with the manufacturer or consult the user manual to ensure that this tape drive will work with your system.

General Information about this HP 258267-001

  • Manufacturer: HP
  • Part Number or SKU# 258267-001
  • Tape Type: SDLT 320
  • Product Type: Tape Drive

Technical Information of HP SDLT 320 Tape Drive

  • Tape Type: Super DLT
  • Native Drive Capacity: 160GB
  • Interface Type: Wide Ultra SCSI-2
  • Enclosure Type: External
  • Native Data Transfer Rate: 16 MBPS
  • Compressed Drive Capacity: 320GB
  • Compressed Data Transfer Rate: 32 MBPS
  • Form Factor: 5.25 X 1h
  • SCSI Signaling Type: Differential (LVD)
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