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Xcerta 18 3480/3490 Tape Drive Specifications

Xcerta 18 IBM-Compatible Tape Drive

Format

18-track: 3480/3490
Capacity: 200 MB to 600MB (with compression)
Transfer rate: 3 MB/sec to 4.5 MB/sec (with compression)

Tape Speed

Read/Write: 2 m/s (79 ips)
Rewind: 4 m/s (157 ips); max. 56 sec.; avg. 28 sec.

Tape Access

Cartridge load/thread: 4 sec. (or unthread and unload from BOT)
Access time: 350 milliseconds

Buffer

Data buffer: 2 MB (4 MB optional)

Emulation and Interface

Emulation: IBM 7208-012
Interface: SCSI fast/wide (single-ended or differential)
Burst rate: 20 MB/sec

Attachments (specify one if required)

AS/400: 2420/2621/6501
RS/6000: 2416/2420

Physical Specifications (Size)

Desktop: 11" Width x 14.8" Depth x 6.9" Height (279 mm x 376 mm x 175 mm)
W/Autoloader: 8.6" Width x 25.5" Depth x 16.4" Height (219 mm x 647 mm x 416 mm)

Physical Specifications (Weight)

Desktop: 23 lbs. (10.5 kg)
W/Autoloader: 56 lbs. (25.6 kg)

Power Requirements

Desktop: 90 to 260 VAC 80 watts
W/Autoloader: 90 to 260 VAC 110 watts

Reliability

MTBF: >100,000 hours
MTTR: 30 minutes
Head life: 3,000 hours (tape motion)

Options

Rack Mount: Replacing desk top
Cartridge loader: 10 cartridges; removable magazine; random access to any cartridge; Storage capacity: 2GB (6GB compressed)

 
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