HP C1556C Internal Tape Drive
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Why C1556C HP SureStore 12GB/24GB External DDS 3 is the best?

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C1556C SureStore 12GB/24GB (Gigabyte) External Digital Data Storage (DDS) 3 DAT 24e 2 Single Ended Narrow Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) Tape Drive | Made by HP | Refurbished

Interface Types of This Product: Tape Media 12-24GB Tape

Brand:
HP
Product Condition:
Refurbished
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
30 Days
We are giving specifications below, why one should consider procuring HP 12-24GB Tape Tape Media Tape Drive features, a general overview, description, performance specification, relevant images, a competitive price infographic, and technical information about the C1556C model with compatibility.

Install and Set Up

Installing and setting up the C1556C HP SureStore 12GB/24GB External DDS 3 DAT 24e Single Ended Narrow SCSI 2 Tape Drive involves the following steps:

  • Connect the tape drive to your computer using the SCSI cable provided. Make sure to connect the cable to the correct port on the tape drive and the computer.
  • Power on the tape drive and the computer.
  • Install the necessary drivers for the tape drive on your computer. These drivers can be found on the HP website or on the installation CD provided with the tape drive.
  • Once the drivers are installed, open the tape drive software and configure the settings as desired. This may include setting the tape drive to automatically detect and change tapes, setting up backup schedules, and configuring compression settings.
  • Test the tape drive by performing a test backup. This will ensure that the tape drive is working properly and that the data is being backed up correctly.
  • Once the tape drive is set up and working properly, it is ready for use. Regularly check the tape drive and its settings to ensure that it is functioning properly and that the data is being backed up correctly.

It's important to note that the tape drive must be connected to a SCSI port, and the computer must have the necessary drivers and software to support the tape drive. Additionally, the tape drive should be properly configured and maintained to ensure that it functions correctly and that data is backed up correctly.

Compatible software and Operating Systems

The C1556C HP SureStore 12GB/24GB External DDS 3 DAT 24e Single Ended Narrow SCSI 2 Tape Drive is compatible with a variety of software and operating systems. Some of the compatible software includes backup software such as HP Data Protector and Veritas Backup Exec, as well as archiving software like HP OpenVMS Backup and HP-UX Backup.

In terms of operating systems, the tape drive is compatible with a variety of different platforms including Windows 2000, NT, XP and Vista, as well as Linux, HP-UX, and OpenVMS. It is important to note that the tape drive may require specific drivers or software to be installed in order to work properly with certain operating systems, so it is recommended to check the manufacturer's website or documentation for specific compatibility information.

Interface and its Benefits

The C1556C HP SureStore 12GB/24GB External DDS 3 DAT 24e Single Ended Narrow SCSI 2 Tape Drive Interface is a high-performance data storage device designed for use in small and medium-sized businesses, as well as in larger enterprise environments. It is an external, single-ended, narrow SCSI 2-based tape drive that uses the DDS 3 (Digital Data Storage) format to store and retrieve data.

The key benefits of this tape drive include:

  • High storage capacity: With a 12GB or 24GB storage capacity, the C1556C can store large amounts of data, making it ideal for businesses that need to backup and archive large amounts of data on a regular basis.
  • Fast data transfer rates: The tape drive supports a data transfer rate of up to 2.5MB/s, allowing for quick backups and restores of data.
  • Durability and reliability: The C1556C is built to withstand the rigors of heavy use and is designed to be reliable and long-lasting, making it ideal for use in business environments where data integrity is critical.
  • Easy to use: The tape drive is easy to install and use, with simple software that allows for easy backups and restores of data.
  • Cost-effective: Tape drives are generally more cost-effective than other forms of data storage, making the C1556C a great choice for businesses on a budget.

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: HP
  • MPN: C1556C
  • Type: Tape Drive
  • SKU: C1556C

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.

Tape Media

If your company has a large amount of data that needs to be securely protected offline as tape media, then this is the place to be. Here on allhdd.com, you find top-of-the-class tape storage devices to suit your needs. Tape drives remain one of the best backup and archival mediums to keep important files safe for an extended period. Our categories of drives for tape media include, 5-10GB SLR-MLR, 4-8GB SLR-MLR, Cartridge SDLT, 160-320GB SDLT, Cartridge LTO, Bar Code Ultr 6, 1.5TB-3.0TB LTO Ultr 5, Bar Code LTO Ultr 5, 400-800GB LTO Ultr 3, Bar Code LTO Ultr 4, 800GB-1.6TB LTO Ultr 4, 200-400GB LTO Ultr 2, 100-200GB LTO Ultr 1, 300GB Half Inch, Cartridge Half Inch, 40-80GB DLT, 80-160GB DLT, 36-72GB DDS-DAT, Cleaning Cartridge, 12-24GB Tape, Others, Cartridge LTO, 2.5TB-6.25TB Ultr 6, 4MM TAPE - 80GB-160GB,and 2.5TB-6.25TB Lto Ultrium-6. You can count on us to deliver quality products from leading brands at pocket-friendly prices.

Tape Drives

A data storage device that uses magnetic tape to read and write data is called a tape drive. For offline and archival data storage purposes, magnetic tape data storage comes out most-preferred among storage mediums. Tape media commonly possess favorable unit cost and high archival durability. According to some manufacturers, tape storage can last up to 30 years. However, LTO tapes are susceptible to storage conditions. Thus, you can count on the 30-year life-span if you deploy the drives in ideal storage conditions, including a constant temperature of approximately 70°F and 40% relative humidity.

Tape Library

A tape library in data storage is a collection of tape drives and magnetic tape cartridges. A tape library (in some cases) is home to hundreds or even thousands of tape drives and cartridges. In the library, there are multiple tapes for data reading and writing. Also, you'll find enclosures for mounting and unmounting cartridges, barcodes, and access ports for entering and removing tapes.

What is Linear Tape Open (LTO)?

Linear Tape Open (LTO), otherwise called the LTO Ultrium format, is a sturdy, scalable, versatile open tape format developed for maximum storage density, high capacity, and top performance. It is the most successful tape format ever made with over 5.6 million drives, 370,870 Billion GB of media capacity, and 351,732,245 cartridges sold.

Advantages of Magnetic Tape Drive Media

Magnetic tape drive media comes with many more benefits than other storage mediums; here is a handful of them.

High Capacity and Flexibility

The recording density of magnetic tape remains on the rise, and there has been confirmation of next-generation technologies— a feature that has almost reached its limits in hard disks. By making the tape longer and thinner, you can increase the capacity of the tape drive.

A Perfect Long-term Storage Solution

As mentioned earlier, magnetic tape drives can last up to 30 years, while hard disks can only manage a few years. With lower failure and error rates, it remains the best platform for storing data for longer periods.

Security

With the magnetic tape media, the problems of hacking, theft, and blackouts are wholly erased as the tape stores its data offline.

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Warranty

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What does ALLHDD.Com warranty cover?

30-days to 3 years warranty:

Replacement or refund. In the case of material defects, we will try to replace the product first. The product will be replaced before the expiration of the original warranty. For any failure of hardware, if we cannot process the replacement of the product(s)/model(s), we will refund the original selling/invoiced price. The shipping costs and sales tax, if any, are non-refundable. ALLHDD retains the right to decide whether the item(s) will process for replacement or refund.

What is not covered by our warranty?

The reason why our warranty does not cover any problem caused by the following conditions:

(a) misuse of hardware; accidental damage; carelessness product(s) damage; shock; temperature beyond the specification of any product; faulty installation; operation; modification of goods;

(b) any misuse outside the instructions in the user manual for any specific product;

(c) damaged caused by other hardware or equipment. The warranty will void if the item is returned with physical damage, damage to the retail box, removed from the box, counterfeit labels/labelled by them, or any modifications of internal and external covers. Data loss or damages to any other equipment we do not cover by our offered warranty.

What is the Manufacturer/Brand Warranty?

In general, a manufacturer's warranty service/support is a written guarantee to the buyer of a product. Its terms assure the replacement or repair of the product, if necessary, within a specified period after the purchase (2-5 years depending on the brand/manufacturer). It is typically included in the price of the product. Products are brand new and sealed and the original manufacturer box is complete with the Manufacturer's genuine warranty. For most of the brand new/retail products that come with the manual and box, exceptions may apply (i.e., Cisco, Juniper Networks).

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