Sony AITE1040S 400GB/1.04TB Tape Drive
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AITE1040S Sony AIT-5 400GB/1.04TB Scsi Lvd External Tape Refurbished

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AITE1040S AIT-5 400GB (Gigabyte) 1.04TB (Terabytes) Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) Low Voltage Differential (LVD) External Tape Drive | Made by Sony | Refurbished
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Capacity and Data Transfer Rates

The Sony AITE1040S is a Sony AIT-5 400GB/1.04TB Scsi Lvd External Tape Drive. It is a tape drive that is capable of storing up to 400GB of data on a single tape cartridge, or up to 1.04TB of data when using a compression algorithm. The drive is designed to connect to a computer or server via a SCSI LVD (Low Voltage Differential) interface, which is a type of SCSI interface that is designed to reduce the voltage required for data transfer and increase the distance between the tape drive and the host computer.

The data transfer rate of the Sony AITE1040S is up to 24MB/s, which means that it is capable of transferring up to 24 megabytes of data per second. This allows for fast and efficient data backup and archiving, making it a good choice for businesses and organizations that need to regularly backup large amounts of data. Additionally, the drive supports a variety of data protection features, including hardware data compression, hardware data encryption, and hardware data verification, to ensure that data is stored securely and can be easily recovered in the event of a disaster.

Backup and Archival Solutions with the Sony AIT-5

The Sony AIT-5 (Advanced Intelligent Tape) is a high-capacity external tape drive that is designed for backup and archival solutions. It uses the LVD (Low Voltage Differential) SCSI interface to connect to a host computer or server. The drive has a capacity of 400GB native and 1.04TB compressed, which means it can store a large amount of data in a compact and portable form.

The AIT-5 uses advanced data compression technology to compress the data before writing it to the tape, which increases the amount of data that can be stored on a single tape. The drive also uses a unique helical scan recording method that enables it to achieve high data transfer rates and low error rates.

The AIT-5 is designed for use in a wide range of environments, including small and medium-sized businesses, data centers, and remote offices. It is also compatible with a variety of backup and archival software, making it easy to integrate into existing systems.

The drive has a durable design and is built to withstand harsh environments, making it ideal for long-term storage of critical data. It also has a long life expectancy and can be used for up to 30 years.

SCSI LVD Interface and Compatibility

The Sony AITE1040S is an external tape drive that uses the SCSI LVD (Low Voltage Differential) interface. This interface is a type of SCSI (Small Computer System Interface) that allows for faster data transfer rates and longer cable lengths than the traditional SCSI interface. The LVD interface is also more efficient in terms of power consumption.

The AITE1040S has a storage capacity of 400GB (gigabytes) native and 1.04TB (terabytes) compressed, making it suitable for large-scale data backup and archiving. It uses the Sony Advanced Intelligent Tape (AIT) format, which offers high data density, reliability, and durability.

In terms of compatibility, the AITE1040S is compatible with most SCSI LVD-enabled systems, including servers, workstations, and storage arrays. It can also be used with a variety of software and operating systems, such as Windows, Linux, and Mac OS. Additionally, it is compatible with various backup software and applications, including Symantec Backup Exec, CA ArcServe, and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager.

General Information

  • Manufacturer: Sony
  • MPN: AITE1040S
  • Type: Tape Drive
  • Tape Drive Type: Tape Storage
  • SKU: AITE1040S
  • Tape Type : AIT-5
  • Native Drive Capacity : 400GB
  • Interface Type : SCSI
  • Enclosure Type : External

Technical Features

  • Native Data Transfer Rate : 24 MBPS
  • Compressed Drive Capacity : 1040GB
  • Compressed Data Transfer Rate : 62.4MBPS
  • SCSI Signaling Type : Differential (Lvd)
Product Condition:
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