Introduction to the 160/320GB Super DLT SCSI LVD External Tape Drive
The TR-S23BA-CM HP 160/320GB Super DLT SCSI LVD External Tape Drive is a high-performance tape drive that uses Super Digital Linear Tape (DLT) technology to provide reliable and secure data storage. This tape drive is designed for use with servers and workstations, and it can be connected to a computer through a Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) Low Voltage Differential (LVD) interface. It has a native storage capacity of 160GB and a compressed storage capacity of 320GB, which makes it ideal for backing up large amounts of data. Additionally, it has a high data transfer rate, which allows for fast and efficient data backup and restore operations. Overall, the TR-S23BA-CM HP 160/320GB Super DLT SCSI LVD External Tape Drive is a reliable and cost-effective solution for data storage and backup.
Features and Specifications of the HP 160/320GB External Tape Drive
- Storage capacity: The TR-S23BA-CM HP 160/320GB Super DLT SCSI LVD External Tape Drive has a native storage capacity of 160GB and a compressed storage capacity of 320GB.
- Data transfer rate: It has a data transfer rate of up to 11MB/s (native) and up to 22MB/s (compressed).
- Interface: The tape drive uses a SCSI LVD interface to connect to a computer.
- Tape format: It uses the Super DLT tape format.
- Tape length: The tape length is up to 700m.
- Operating temperature: The recommended operating temperature range is 10 to 35 °C (50 to 95 °F).
- Humidity: The recommended relative humidity is 20 to 80% non-condensing.
- Power supply: The drive requires a voltage of 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz.
- Dimensions and weight: The TR-S23BA-CM HP 160/320GB Super DLT SCSI LVD External Tape Drive has dimensions of 42.5 x 19.5 x 48.3 cm and weighs about 12.7 kg.
- Compatibility: The tape drive is compatible with most major operating systems and servers.
- Reliability: It has a MTBF of 300,000 power-on hours and a head life of 50,000 passes.
- Warranty: The tape drive comes with a one-year limited warranty.
Please note that these are general specifications and may vary depending on the region or configuration.
Compatibility and system for the HP 160/320GB Super DLT SCSI LVD External Tape Drive
The TR-S23BA-CM HP 160/320GB Super DLT SCSI LVD External Tape Drive is designed to work with most major operating systems and servers. It is compatible with Windows, Linux, and Macintosh operating systems.
In terms of system requirements, the tape drive requires a computer with a SCSI LVD interface, and a power supply with a voltage of 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz.
It is recommended to check the compatibility with the operating system and server you are using before purchasing the tape drive. Additionally, the tape drive may require specific drivers and software to be installed on the host computer in order to function properly. Check the manufacturer's website for the latest information on compatibility and system requirements.
It is also important to ensure that the computer and the tape drive are in the same time zone and have the same date and time settings to avoid any issues with data backup and restore operations.
- Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
- MPN: TR-S23BA-CM
- Type: Tape Drive
- Tape Drive Type: Tape Storage
- SJU: TR-S23BA-CM
- Tape Type : SUPER DLT
- Native Drive Capacity : 160GB
- Interface Type : SCSI
- Enclosure Type : External
- Compressed Drive Capacity : 320GB
- Native Data Transfer Rate : 16 Mbps
- Compressed Data Transfer Rate : 32 MBPS
- SCSI Signaling Type : Differential (LVD)
About Refurbished Products
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What is Tape Storage?
A tape drive is a storage device designed to store data on magnetic tape. It is primarily used for backup and archiving purposes. It functions like a tape recorder in recording data on a loop of a flexible celluloid-like medium that is readable and erasable. Tape drives operate in two ways. The first uses a linear tape technology where the heads never touch the tape or a regular helical scan where the playback and recording heads touch the tape.
Choosing a Tape Drive; Buying Guide
There are countless tape drives available on the market today; these few considerations will keep you on track when choosing one.
You'd want to go for a tape drive with the ability to complete a tape backup within your window of possibility. For instance, back up 400GB will call for a transfer rate of approximately 30GB/hour.
Tape drive manufacturers are always known to specify the drive's Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF). Check this vital information to measure the reliability of the drive. A typical example is the Travan tape drive with an MTBF of 370,000 hours at a 20% duty cycle, and running the drive longer will reduce its reliability. Depending on your needs, you can tell if this tape drive is the best or not.
A tape drive should have the capacity to store your backups, and well come at the right price. The price of the drive is a function of capacity and performance. There are continuous modifications in tape capacity; the largest capacity is always a high price. However, it would help if you considered how much value-for-money the tape drive will give you. Depending on your budget and needs, you may prefer capacity over performance and vice versa.
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