HP 450446-001 80/160GB Tape Drive Tape Storage DAT 160 Internal
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450446-001 HP 80/160GB DAT160 Storageworks SCSI LVD Internal Refurbished

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Short Description:
450446-001 HP 80/160GB DAT160 Storageworks SCSI LVD Internal Tape Drive. Refurbished.
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Capacity and Performance Characteristics

The 450446-001 HP 80/160GB DAT160 Storageworks SCSI LVD Internal Tape Drive is a tape storage device designed for internal use in a server or storage system. It uses a SCSI Low Voltage Differential (LVD) interface, which is a type of SCSI interface that offers high-speed data transfer rates and improved noise immunity over other SCSI interfaces.

The tape drive has a native storage capacity of 80GB and a compressed storage capacity of up to 160GB when using compressed data. The drive uses Digital Audio Tape (DAT) technology, which is a type of magnetic tape storage that is commonly used for backup and archival purposes.

In terms of performance, the drive has a data transfer rate of up to 12MB/s when using uncompressed data and up to 24MB/s when using compressed data. It has a seek time of 50 seconds, which is the time it takes for the drive to locate a specific data file on the tape.

Encryption and Security Features

The 450446-001 HP 80/160GB DAT160 Storageworks SCSI LVD Internal Tape Drive is a storage device designed to store data on magnetic tapes. This tape drive incorporates several encryption and security features to ensure that the data stored on the tape is secure and protected from unauthorized access or tampering.

One of the key security features of this tape drive is hardware-based encryption. The tape drive uses Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256-bit encryption, which is a widely accepted encryption standard used in many industries to protect sensitive data. AES 256-bit encryption is a highly secure encryption method that makes it virtually impossible for unauthorized users to access or decipher the data on the tape.

Another security feature of this tape drive is the write protection feature. This feature ensures that once data has been written to the tape, it cannot be overwritten or modified. This is important for ensuring data integrity and preventing tampering with the data.

Additionally, the tape drive incorporates a range of security protocols to protect against unauthorized access. For example, the drive supports SCSI LVD (Low Voltage Differential) interface, which provides a secure and high-speed communication channel between the tape drive and the host system. The tape drive also supports multiple levels of password protection to ensure that only authorized users can access the data on the tape.

Configuration and Maintenance

The 450446-001 HP 80/160GB DAT160 Storageworks SCSI LVD Internal Tape Drive is a high-performance tape drive that is designed to provide reliable and efficient backup and archival storage solutions for small to medium-sized businesses. It features a SCSI Low Voltage Differential (LVD) interface that allows it to transfer data at high speeds over a SCSI bus.

To configure the tape drive, you will need to ensure that your system is equipped with a SCSI controller that supports LVD interfaces. You will also need to install the necessary drivers for the tape drive on your system. Once these prerequisites are met, you can connect the tape drive to your system using the SCSI cable provided with the drive.

To maintain the tape drive, it is important to keep the drive clean and free of dust and debris. This can be done using a dry, lint-free cloth to wipe down the drive's exterior and an appropriate cleaning tape to clean the drive's read/write heads. It is also important to regularly check the tape drive's firmware and software for any updates that may improve the drive's performance or address any security vulnerabilities.

Finally, it is recommended to regularly perform data integrity checks and backups to ensure that your data is secure and can be recovered in the event of a system failure. This can be done using backup software that is compatible with the tape drive, such as HP Data Protector, which can automate the backup process and provide advanced features such as data deduplication and compression.

General Information:

  • Tape Type : DAT-160
  • Native Drive Capacity : 80GB
  • Interfaces Type : SCSI
  • Enclosure Type : Internal

Technical Features:

  • Native Data Transfer Rate : 6.9 MBPS
  • Compressed Data Transfer Rate : 13.8 Mbps
  • Compressed Drive Capacity : 160GB
  • SCSI Signaling Type : Differential (LVD)
  • Buffer : 16 MB


  • Form Factor : 5.25 1/2H
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
30 Days

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