Quantum DLT4000 20/40Gb Tape Drive

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Craystone is a Quantum Tape Drive Reseller


Craystone Investments Ltd
149a Chorley New Road, Horwich
Bolton, BL6 5QE.
Tel: 01204 396301
Fax: (0)1204 396301
Email: info@craystone.co.uk


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DLT4000 Specifications (retired product)

The DLT4000 is now a retired Quantum product, and is no longer available new.  However, we can offer refurbished units available for sale with 12 months RTB warranty.  We also offer a fix price repair service for your faulty or broken DLT4000 tape drive.  Repairs are quick (usually 2-3 days, a same day service is also available for extra cost) and warranted for six months  Please contact us for details.

Native sustained transfer rate 1.5MB/s
2:1 compressed transfer rate 3MB/s
Burst transfer rate, synchronous 10MB/s
Native formatted capacity 20GB
2:1 compressed capacity 40GB
Average file access time 68 sec
Interfaces available SCSI-2 Fast, single ended or differential
DLT 4000 Tape format
Recording format 128 track serial serpentine
Recording density 82 k bits / inch
Track density 256 tpi
Encoding method RLL 2,7
Data compression DLZ
DLT 4000 Reliability
MTBF 200,000 hours at 100% duty cycle
Head life 10,000 hours
Media durability 1,000,000 passes / 15,000 uses
Uncorrected error rate 1 x 1017 bits read
Undetected error rate 1 x 1027 bits read
Warranty 3 years
Environmental limits, operating
Temperature 50 to 104 F / 10 to 40 C
Non-condensing humidity 20% to 80%
Altitude +8,000' max
Environmental limits, non-operating
Temperature -40 to 151 F / -40 to 66 C
Non-condensing humidity 10% to 95%
Altitude +30,000' max
Voltage +5V, +12V
Power consumption 25 Watts (average read / write operation)
DLT 4000 Media compatibility
DLTtape III 2.6, 6, and 10GB native capacities
DLTtape IIIxt 15GB native capacity
DLTtape IV 20GB native capacity
DLT cleaning tape 20 uses
Tape life
Archive storage - with < 5% loss in demagnetization at
20 C and 40% non-condensing humidity
> 30 years
Durability - average in typical office / computing environment 1,000,000 head passes
DLT 4000 Physical Specifications
Width 5.75" 144.8 mm
Height 3.25" 82.5 mm
Depth 9" 228.6 mm
Weight - varies by configuration 5 lb 2.27 kg


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Craystone Investments Ltd, 149a Chorley New Road, Horwich, Bolton, BL6 5QE
Tel - 01204 396301   Fax - 01204 396301
Email: info@craystone.co.uk   www.craystone.co.uk