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From 1 To 5 DLT Drives
5U 19-Inch Rack Enclosure
Up To 400 GB Capacity
Up To 216 GB/Hour Transfer Rate

Product Description

The Tape Array 5 is a 19-inch rackmount DLTtape storage system providing the industry's highest density fault tolerant backup. With up to five hot swappable DLT drives, and dual redundant fans and power supplies, it is designed for the most demanding high reliability data storage needs, including large databases, digital video, and pre-press applications. The Tape Array 5 provides up to 43GB per hour throughput per drive and up to 80 GB per cartridge. When combined with compatible RAID software packages, the Tape Array 5 provides multiple RAIT/RAID options, including Levels 0, 1, 3, and 5.

Features and Benefits
bullet Up to 5 DLT drives in 5u of rack space provides industry leading fault tolerant backup
bullet 400GB of storage handles even large data applications
bullet Up to 216GB per hour throughput -for fast data protection
bullet Dual, redundant power supplies and fans mean highly reliable backup storage
bullet Hot swappable drives provide redundancy and user upgradability
bullet 5 SCSI interfaces provide flexibility and allow unit to be configured for maximum performance.
bullet Compatible with standard RAID software for fault tolerance and high-speed data transfer rates.
Tape Array 5 in 19-inch rack The Tape Array 5 mounts up to 5 DLT drives in only 5u of 19-inch rack space.

Capacity and transfer rates assume average 2:1 compression, unless otherwise stated.


Drives and Performance
Drive Type: DLT4000 DLT7000 DLT8000
     Total: 140/280 GB 175/350 GB 200/400 GB
     Per drive: 20/40 GB 35/70 GB 40/80 GB
Max Transfer Rate:
     Total: 450/900 MB/min 1.5/3.0 TB/min 1.8/3.6 TB/min
     Per drive: 90/180 MB/min 300/600 MB/min 360/720 MB/min
SCSI Interface: SCSI-2, Fast
SCSI-2, Fast/Wide
CSI-2, Fast/Wide
File Access Time (avg.): 68 sec 60 sec 60 sec
Data compression: On-board DCLZ with variable block size
Recording format: Multiple track, linear serpentine
Data Buffer: 2 MB 8 MB 8 MB
Media: DLTtape IV
Tape Length: 1800 ft.
Recording Density (bits/in.): 82,000 86,000 89,000
Tracks Per Tape: 128 208 208

Indicators: Write protected,Tape-In-Use, Use Cleaning Tape and Tape Density LEDs
Controls: Density Select, Tape Unload
Interface: High density, 68-pin

Hard Error Rate:  Less than 1 in 1017 bits read
Tape Shelf Life: 30 years minimum (at 20 °C, 40% RH)
Maintenance: Periodic drive head cleaning with DLT Cleaning Cartridge
MTBF: Greater than 80,000 power-on hours
MTTR: Within 30 minutes (drive replacement)
Error Correction Code: Reed-Solomon ECC; 64-bit CRC on each 4KB of data; 16-bit CRC on each record; Internal parity checking on cache buffer

Dimensions: 18.9"W x 24.5"D x 8.6"H
(47.9cm x 62.2cm x 21.8cm)
Configuration: Designed for 19-inch rack mount only
Rack Height Dimensions: 5U or 8.7" (22.1cm)
     Enclosure: 45.8 lbs. (101kg)
     Drives: 7.8 lbs. (17.2 kg) per drive

Electrical: 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 1.0-0.5A
AutoVoltage Select
Altitude: 30,000 ft. (9,144 m)
Temperature: 10 to 40 °C Operating
Humidity: 20% to 80% non-condensing operating
Noise Level: <35 dBA per drive
Vibration: 0.25g (5-500-5Hz) operating
0.50g (5-500-5Hz) storage/shipping
Shock: 2g operating
30g storage/shipping
BTU/Hour: 853

Compliance & Certification
Safety: UL-1950/CUL C22.2 No. 950, TUV EN 60950
Emissions: FCC #47, Part 15, Class A, EN 55022
Immunity: EN 50082-1
International: CE

Native / with 2:1 data compression

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