HP DW026-60005 Tape Drive DAT-72
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DW026-60005 HP 36/72GB Storageworks DAT 72 USB Internal Tape Refurbished

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Short Description:
DW026-60005 36/72GB (Gigabyte) Storageworks Digital Audio Tape (DAT) 72 6 MBPS USB Internal Tape Drive | Made by HP | Refurbished
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

Installation and Configuration

The DW026-60005 HP 36/72GB Storageworks DAT 72 USB Internal Tape Drive is a storage device that can be installed and configured in a computer or server. The installation process involves physically installing the tape drive into the computer and then configuring it to work with the computer's operating system.

  • Physical Installation: The first step in installing the DW026-60005 tape drive is to physically install it into the computer. This typically involves opening the computer case and connecting the tape drive to the motherboard using the appropriate cables and connectors.
  • Software Installation: After the physical installation, the next step is to install the necessary software for the tape drive to work. This typically involves installing the device driver for the tape drive, which allows the operating system to communicate with the tape drive.
  • Configuration: Once the software is installed, the tape drive needs to be configured to work with the computer. This typically involves setting up the tape drive as a backup device in the operating system, and configuring backup software to use the tape drive.
  • Testing: After the tape drive is configured, it is important to test it to ensure that it is working properly. This can be done by performing a test backup to the tape drive, and then verifying that the data can be restored from the tape.
  • Maintenance: After the tape drive is installed and configured, regular maintenance is necessary to ensure that it continues to work properly. This includes checking the tape drive for errors, cleaning the tape drive, and replacing the tape as needed.

Management and Maintenance

The DW026-60005 HP 36/72GB Storageworks DAT 72 USB Internal Tape Drive is a data storage device that uses digital audio tape (DAT) technology to store and retrieve data. It is designed for use in small to medium-sized businesses, and it is compatible with both Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

Management of the tape drive involves tasks such as configuring the device, monitoring its performance, and troubleshooting any issues that may arise. This can be done through the use of software such as HP's Data Protector or Backup Exec.

Maintenance of the tape drive involves tasks such as cleaning the device, replacing worn parts, and updating firmware. It is important to keep the tape drive in good working condition to ensure data is stored and retrieved correctly. Cleaning the tape drive involves removing dust and debris from the head, capstan, and other parts of the device. Worn parts such as the drive belt or the tape head should be replaced to ensure proper performance. Updating firmware can fix bugs and improve performance.

It is recommended to perform regular backups to ensure that important data is protected and that the tape drive is working correctly. By following proper management and maintenance procedures, the DW026-60005 HP 36/72GB Storageworks DAT 72 USB Internal Tape Drive can provide reliable and efficient data storage for your business.

Backup and Data Protection Features

The DW026-60005 HP 36/72GB Storageworks DAT 72 USB Internal Tape Drive is a backup and data protection device that is designed for small and medium-sized businesses. The device features a USB interface and a 72GB storage capacity, making it ideal for backing up large amounts of data.

One of the key features of the DW026-60005 is its high-speed data transfer rate. The device is capable of transferring data at a rate of up to 12MB per second, which means that large backups can be completed quickly and efficiently.

Another important feature of the DW026-60005 is its reliability. The device is built with high-quality components and is designed to withstand the rigors of daily use. It also has a built-in data protection mechanism that ensures that data is not lost or corrupted during the backup process.

The DW026-60005 also comes with a variety of software tools that make it easy to manage and monitor backups. For example, the device includes a backup software that allows users to schedule backups and create custom backup plans. Additionally, the device includes a diagnostic software that can be used to troubleshoot and diagnose any issues that may arise.

General Information

  • Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
  • MPN: DW026-60005
  • Type: Tape Drive
  • Tape Drive Type: Tape Storage
  • SKU: DW026-60005
  • Tape Type : DAT72
  • Native Drive Capacity : 36 GB
  • Enclosure Type : Internal

Technical Features

  • Compressed Drive Capacity : 72 GB
  • Native Data Transfer Rate : 3 MBPS
  • Compressed Data Transfer Rate : 6 MBPS
  • Interface Type : USB
  • Form Factor : 5.25 X 1/2H
  • Buffer : 8 MB
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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.


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