Quantum SDLT220

110/220Gb Tape Drive Specifications

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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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SDLT220 Performance (Retired product)

The SDLT220 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 SDLT220 tape drive.  Please contact us for details.

Native sustained transfer rate 11MB/s
2:1 compressed transfer rate 22MB/s
Burst transfer rate SCSI bus 80MB/s max
Native formatted capacity 110GB
2:1 compressed capacity 220GB
Cartridge load time to BOT, formatted tape 12 sec
to BOT, unformatted tape 40 sec
Average file access time 70 sec
Interfaces available LVD, Ultra 2 SCSI, HVD, Ultra SCSI
Tape format  
Recording format 448 track serial serpentine
Recording density 113 k bits / inch
Track density 896 tpi
Encoding method Partial Response Maximum Likelihood (PRML)
Data compression DLZ
MTBF 250,000 hours at 100% duty cycle
Media durability 1,000,000 passes / 17,850 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 -500' to +30,000' max
Environmental limits, non-operating  
Temperature -40 to 151 F / -40 to 66 C
Non-condensing humidity 10% to 95%
Voltage +5V, +12V
Power consumption 26 Watts (average read / write operation)
Media compatibility  
Super DLTtape I 110GB native capacity
DLTtape IV - read only in SDLT 220 20, 35 or 40GB native capacity
Tape life  
Archive storage - with < 10% loss in demagnetization
at 20 Cand 40% non-condensing humidity
> 30 years
Durability - average in typical office / computing environment 1,000,000 head passes
Physical Specifications
  Tabletop Embedded
Width 6.9" 175.26 mm 5.84" 148.34 mm
Height 6.3" 160.02 mm 3.4" 86.36 mm
Depth 12.8" 325.12 mm 8.35" 212.09 mm
Weight - varies by configuration 13 lb 13 oz 6.27 kg 5 lb 4 oz 2.38 kg


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Quantum SDLT DLT DLTVS DAT LTO Tape Drives

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