L200 Specifications


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Enterprise performance in an economical library. For cost-effective automated backup and restore of mission-critical data, the PowerStor™ L200 delivers superior DLTtape™ reliability and performance in a flexible, easy-to-use library system.

The PowerStor L200 library is ideal for protecting data in small- to mid-size LANs and Windows NT/2000®, UNIX®, and Linux® servers.


  • One VS80, DLT7000, DLT8000 or Super DLTtape drive
  • Up to 79 GB/hr backup performance
  • Eight DLTtape cartridge slots for up to 1.8 TB capacity
  • Reliable cartridge handling system
  • User-friendly control panel
  • Front door for easy access
  • Six-cartridge removable magazine for bulk loading
  • Rackmount or desktop enclosure
  • Supported by popular data protection software packages
  • WebAdmin software for remote administration
  • Optional 3 of 9 bar code reader


Capacity2 (TB) VS80 DLT 7000 DLT 8000 SDLT
8 slots 
(1 P6000)
640GB 560GB 640GB 1.76TB

Performance2 (GB/hour)
1 drive 21.6 36.0 43.2 79.2

Robotics Reliability
MTBF 200,000 power-on hours
MSBF 500,000 mean swaps
MTTR Less than 30 minutes
Warranty Three year, rapid exchange

Communication Interfaces
Host to Library
Electrical Single-ended or Differential SCSI-2 Fast Narrow or Wide
High-density 68-pin Micro D female connector
Software SCSI-2 medium changer command set

Host to Tape Drives
Electrical Single-ended or Differential
DLT8000 and Super DLTtape: High-Voltage Differential
(HVD) or Low-Voltage Differential (LVD)

Recording Medium
DLTtape IV, 0.5 in., Metal Particle 2 (MP2), 1,800 Oe, 0.3 ml Thick
Super DLTtape I, 0.5 inch., advanced metal powder (AMP), 1900 Oe, 0.3 ML thick

Power Specifications
Voltage 100-120 / 200-240 VAC
Frequency 50 / 60 Hz
Power Consumption 100 to 192 watts (typical)

Environmental, operating
Humidity 20% to 80%, noncondensing
Temperature 50°F to 104°F (10°C to 40°C)
Altitude -500 to 30,000 feet (-152.4 to 9,144m)

Environmental, non-operating (storage & shipping)
Humidity 10% to 95%, noncondensing
Temperature -40°F to 15°F (-40°C to 66°C)

Cabinet Characteristics
Height  Rack: 6.9 in. (17.5cm)
Desktop: 7.6 in. (19.4cm)
Width  Rack: 8.6 in. (21.9cm)
Desktop: 8.9 in. (22.5cm)
Depth  Rack: 22.8 in. (57.8cm)
Desktop: 22.8 in. (57.8cm)
Weight Rack: 32 lbs. (14.5kg)
Desktop: 37 lbs. (16.8kg)

Agency Approvals
Safety UL1950 Listed, CSA, C22.2-No. 220 TUV-EN60950
Emission FCC Part 15B Class A & B, CE Mark Class A & B, VCCI Class 1 & 2, EN550221B, EN550821B, CISPR 22 A & B

2.Assumes 2:1 data compression that may vary by data type and other variables.