7100 Series Specifications


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For storage-intensive applications in business-critical environments, the 7100 Series is engineered to meet the number one buying criterion for multi-terabyte storage systems, providing continuous data access for hundreds of networked users.

The 7100 has achieved a mean swap between failure rating of 2,000,000, twice the reliability of competitive products.


  • Field-proven MSBF of 2,000,000 cartridge exchanges and still counting..
  • Welded unibody construction prevents misalignment
  • Up to seven drives for 554 GB per hour backup performance
  • Up to 100 cartridges for 22 TB of storage capacity
  • Compact form-factor requires less than six square feet of floor space
  • Supported by most popular data protection software packages
  • Easy operation of the control panel, featuring a five-language LCD
  • Four-slot load port allows loading and unloading of up to four DLTtape cartridges
  • Key locks secure your DLTtape cartridges and critical data
  • Doors for bulk loading and easy drive access
  • Remote library administration with WebAdmin


Capacity3 (TB) DLT 7000 DLT 8000 SDLT 220
68 slots 4.76 5.44 15.0
100 slots 7.00 8.00 22.0

1 drive  36.0 43.2 79.2
4 drives 144 173 317
7 drives 252 302 554


  Fast/Wide SCSI-3 differential Fast/Wide SCSI-3 differential Ultra SCSI HVD

Host Interfaces

 SCSI Connector 68-pin Micro D female connectors
 Software SCSI-2 medium changer command set

Library Diagnostics

Port 9-pin RS-232C, EIA/TIA-574 female connector (cable included) service port for PC running diagnostic software

Control Panel Functions and Features

Standby and stop switches with indicator lights, fault light, 16-character, 2-line LCD status display area, up/down scroll menu, item select switch, load port open/close switches

Robotics Reliability
MTBF 134,000 power-on hours
MSBF 2 million load/unload cycles (swaps)
MTTR Less than 30 minutes

Cabinet Characteristics
Height  56in. (142cm)
Width 23in. (58cm)
Depth 36in. (91cm)
Weight 500 pounds (227 kg) with 7 drives and 100 cartridges

Environmental limits


Humidity 20% to 80%, noncondensing
Temperature 59F to 90F (15C to 32C)
Altitude Sea level to 10,000 ft. (0 to 3,048 meters)

Non-operating (storage and shipping)

Humidity 5% to 95%, noncondensing
Temperature -40F to 149F (-40C to 65C)
Altitude  Sea level to 42,000 ft. (0 to 12,802 meters)

Power Input
Voltage/Frequency 90-132 VAC or 180-264 VAC at 47-63 Hz
Power Cord Standard U.S. IEC 320 male connector (power cord with NEMA 5-15P connector included)

Agency Approvals
Safety UL1950 Listed, CSA, C22.2-No. 950, TUV-EN60950
Emission FCC Part 15B Class A, CE Mark, VCCI Class 1

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