IBM 23R9723 80/160GB Tape Drive
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23R9723 IBM 80/160GB SAS DAR 160 HH Internal Tape Drive Refurbished

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Short Description:
23R9723 80/160GB DAR 160 Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) 6 MBPS Internal Half Height (HH) 12 MBPS Internal Tape Drive | Made by IBM | Refurbished
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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Product overview of the IBM 23R9723

The IBM 80/160GB SAS DAR 160 HH Internal Tape Drive is a high-performance, high-capacity tape drive for use in IBM systems. It is designed to provide reliable, long-term storage for large amounts of data. The drive uses the SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface for fast data transfer and has a capacity of up to 160GB per cartridge. The drive also supports advanced data compression, allowing for even more storage capacity. The "HH" in the model number indicates that this drive is a half-height form factor, meaning it is designed to fit in smaller computer systems. The "DAR" in the model number stands for "Data Automation and Recovery" feature which it support. The IBM 80/160GB SAS DAR 160 HH Internal Tape Drive is an ideal solution for businesses and organizations that need to store large amounts of data long-term and want to be able to recover it quickly and easily.


The IBM 80/160GB SAS DAR 160 HH Internal Tape Drive has the following technical specifications:

  • Interface: SAS (Serial Attached SCSI)
  • Capacity: up to 160GB per cartridge
  • Data transfer rate: up to 12MB/s
  • Compression: Advanced data compression supported
  • Form factor: Half-height
  • Tape format: LTO-6
  • Data backup rate: up to 1.4TB/hr
  • Tape length: 846M
  • Dimensions: 1.63 x 6.69 x 8.66 inches (41.4 x 170 x 220 mm)
  • Weight: 3.97 lbs (1.8 kg)
  • Environmental: Operating temperature: 10 to 35 degree Celsius, Non-operating temperature: -40 to 60 degree Celsius
  • Power consumption: 25W typical
Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tips

Here are some maintenance and troubleshooting tips for the IBM 80/160GB SAS DAR 160 HH Internal Tape Drive:

  • Keep the tape drive clean: Regularly clean the tape drive and its surrounding area to prevent dust buildup, which can cause errors and damage to the drive.
  • Use high-quality tapes: Always use high-quality, branded tapes in the drive to ensure maximum performance and reliability.
  • Check the tape drive's firmware: Make sure the tape drive's firmware is up-to-date to ensure it is compatible with the latest software and to fix any bugs or vulnerabilities.
  • Check the SAS cable connections: Ensure that the SAS cable connections are secure and that the cables are not damaged.
  • Check the tape drive's power supply: Make sure the tape drive's power supply is functioning properly and that it is providing the correct voltage.
  • Check the backups: Regularly check the backups to ensure that they are complete and that the data can be restored.
  • Check the error logs: Check the error logs to troubleshoot and fix any issues that may arise.
  • Clean the read and write heads: Clean the read and write heads of the tape drive to maintain the performance and increase the life of the tape drive.
  • Keep the tapes in a cool and dry place: Keep the tapes in a cool, dry place to prevent them from getting damaged and to maintain their longevity.
  • Contact IBM support: If you are unable to resolve the issue with the above steps, contact IBM support for further assistance.

It's also recommended to have a regular schedule for maintenance and backup testing to ensure the reliability of the data stored in the tape drive.

General Information about the IBM Tape Drive
  • Manufacturer: IBM
  • Model Number or SKU# 23R9723
  • Product Type : Tape Drive
  • Interface Type : SAS
Technical Features
  • Native Drive Capacity : 80GB
  • Compressed Drive Capacity : 160GB
  • Native Data Transfer Rate : 6 MBPS
  • Compressed Data Transfer Rate : 12MBPS
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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