Exabyte X80
MammothTape Technology Library


Features & Benefits, Specifications
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Exabyte X80 MammothTape Technology Library

Typical installations: Large application servers and networks.

Supported applications: Lights out data center operations, unattanded network backup/restore, remote storage, automated archiving, imaging and hierarchical storage management.

The Exabyte X80 accommodates from two to eight M2 or Mammoth tape drives and from 40 to 80 data cartridges. All Exabyte libraries feature the industry's most advanced and durable robotics system as well as a user-friendly interface and modular design.

Exabyte libraries are seventh-generation products that consistently demonstrate the highest levels of reliability and software compatibility. Their use can cut data management cost and time by 50 percent. Recognized as the world leader in data storage automation, Exabyte has shipped more tape libraries than any other company. The installed base of Exabyte tape drives and libraries today exceeds 1.5 million units.

  X80 MammothTape
Technology Library
Bullet - (2.gif - 0.1 K) Up to 12 TB capacity*
Bullet - (2.gif - 0.1 K) Data throughput of
up to 864 GB per hour*
Bullet - (2.gif - 0.1 K) > 1,000,000 MCBF
Bullet - (2.gif - 0.1 K) Compatible with industry-leading software applications
Bullet - (2.gif - 0.1 K) Scalable solution:
40 or 80 225m AME cartridges and 2 to 8 M2 or Mammoth tape drives
   * "Compressed" specifications assume a 2.5:1 compression ratio. Compression, capacity and throughput will vary dependent upon type of data and system configuration. All specifications are subject to change without notice.
Field upgradable Protects customer investment
Rack and standalone configurations Provides configuration flexibility
Laser bar code scanner Reduces media inventory time and improves file management
Front access Direct access to drives and media improves serviceability
Enhanced LCD display Menu-driven interface provides easy operation and supplies user with instant library status
Multi-drive capability Increases throughput, permits concurrent operation.
Allows fault tolerance
Removable magazines Facilitates off-line storage, loading of library
5-cartridge entyr/exit port Access to cartridges without interupting library operations
Standard ethernet port Allows for browser-based library management
Exabyte 440/480 & X80 emulation Supports a broad range of software applications

Exabyte X80 MammothTape Technology Library Exabyte has been an industry leader in intelligent storage automation technology for nearly a decade. With an international installed base of more than 50,000 libraries, Exabyte has a commanding lead in worldwide market share of automated storage solutions for midrange network servers.

Exabyte stands behind every product with award-winning support and service. Exabyte's SupportSuiteSM provides a range of services for the company's growing line of reliable, high performance tape storage products. Tape drives and tape libraries are available as consumer-ready kitted products or as integration components. Contact us for further information.


Exabyte X80 MammothTape Technology Library Technical Specifications

Mammoth-2 With 80 slots:
    12.0 TB, compressed*
    4.8 TB, native
Mammoth With 80 slots:
    3200 GB, compressed*
    1600 GB, native

Data Transfer Rate, Aggregate
With 8 M2 drives:
    864 GB per hour, compressed*
    345.6 GB per hour, native

Cartridge Access Time
< 10 seconds

SCSI Interface Wide, Low Voltage Differential
Wide, High Voltage Differential

    >1,000,000 mean cycles
    between failures
Drive MTBF:
    250,000 hours

Operating temperature:
    5° C to 35° C (41° F to 95° F)
Nonoperating temperature:
    -20° C to 60° C (-4° F to 140° F)
Relative humidity, noncondensing, operating:
    20% to 80%

100 to 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz
Auto-switching power supply
300 watts maximum (approx.)
90 watts minimum (approx.)

Dimensions (HxWxD) Standalone:
    38.6 in. x 19.0 in. x 29.0 in.
    98.1 cm x 48.3 cm x 73.7 cm
    34.6 in. x 19.0 in. x 29.0 in.
    96.5 cm x 48.3 cm x 73.7 cm
Shipping package:
    65.6 in. x 33.5 in. x 36.0 in.
    166.7 cm x 85.1 cm x 91.4 cm

Standalone: 264.3 lbs.
    Shipping weight: 319 lbs.
Rack-mount: 199.8 lbs.
    Shipping weight: 233 lbs.
Additional drive in carrier: 9.5 lbs.
Additional power supply: 7 lbs.
Weights cited include 2 tape drives,
    8 data cartridge magazines and no
    data cartridges, with one
    power supply

With M2 drives:
Exabyte 225m AME data cartridges with
SmartClean, Exabyte 22m, 45m, 125m, and 170m AME media

Agency Certifications UL, CSA, IEC, FCC, TÜV, CISPR

    First year on-site service in
    North America and Europe (subject
    to geographical limitations)

Customer-ready Configuration

*Assumes 2.5:1 compression ratio. Compression capacity and throughput will vary dependent upon type of data and system configuration. All specifications are subject to change without notice.