Quantum DLT8000 Tape Drive Specifications

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

www.craystone.co.uk

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DLT 8000 Performance (retired product)

The DLT8000 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 DLT8000 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 6MB/s
2:1 compressed transfer rate 12MB/s
Burst transfer rate, synchronous 20MB/s
Burst transfer rate, asynchronous 12MB/s
Native formatted capacity 40GB
2:1 compressed capacity 80GB
Cartridge load time to BOT, formatted tape 12 sec
to BOT, unformatted tape 40 sec
Average file access time 60 sec
Interfaces available SCSI-2 Fast / Wide, SE / LVD or HVD
   
Model Numbers  
Quantum DLT 8000 Internal
LVD/SE SCSI
TH8AG-YF (beige)
Quantum DLT 8000 External Table Top
LVD/SE SCSI
TH8BG-YF (beige)
Quantum DLT 8000 Internal
HVD/Differential SCSI
TH8AF-YF (beige)
Quantum DLT 8000 External Table Top
HVD/Differential SCSI
TH8BF-YF (beige)
   
Tape Format
Recording format 208 track serial serpentine
Recording density 98 k bits / inch
Track density 416 tpi
Encoding method RLL 2,7
Data compression DLZ
   
Reliability
MTBF 250,000 hours at 100% duty cycle
Head life 50,000 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 +40,000' max
   
Environmental limits, non-operating
Temperature -40 to 151 F / -40 to 66 C
Non-condensing humidity 10% to 95%
Altitude +40,000' max
   
Power
Voltage +5V, +12V
Power consumption 28 Watts (average read / write operation)
   
Media compatibility
DLTtape III 10GB native capacity
DLTtape IIIxt 15GB native capacity
DLTtape IV 20, 35, 40GB native capacities
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
   
Physical Specifications
  Tabletop Rack Mount
Width 6.88" 174 mm 5.7" 144.8 mm
Height 6.48" 164.6 mm 3.25" 82.5 mm
Depth 12.8" 325.12 mm 9.0" 228.6 mm
Weight - varies by configuration 14 lb 6.35 kg 6 lb 2.9 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