T9840B Tape Drive - 20GB, 70MB/s (Fibre, ESCON)
The StorageTek T9840B Tape Ddrive has virtually no speed limit. It is the first tape drive with a native 2 Gb Fibre Channel (FC) interface and the ability to attach directly to leading-edge 2 Gb host bus adapters (HBAs) – all without having to buy a separate interface or sacrifice backward compatibility with 1 Gb FC. This is how you slash backup times in half or transfer twice as much data per second. And as for fast data access, the T9840B tape drive’s mid-point load technology ensures access rates averaging just twelve seconds.
Extending the well-documented reliability of StorageTek tape drives, the T9840B FC tape drive’s dual “IN” ports allow you to attach to two HBAs for standby redundancy. Backward and forward compatibility and StorageTek’s advanced Adaptive Media Technology (AMT) enable you to easily mix media and drives within libraries to improve control, balance performance, save space, reduce costs and better manage information.
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|Capacity, native||20 GB|
|Performance, native (uncompressed)
|Tape load and thread to ready||4 sec (formatted)|
|Average file access time (first file)||8 sec|
|Average file access time (subsequent file)||11 sec|
|Maximum/average rewind time||16/8 sec|
|Unload time||4 sec|
|Recording format||Linear serpentine|
|Number of channels||16|
|Mean time between failures (MTBF)|
|Power on||290,000 hr @ 100% duty cycle|
|Tape load||240,000 hr @ 10 loads/day (100,000 loads)|
|Tape path motion (TPM)||216,000 hr @ 70% duty cycle|
|Head life||8.5 yr @ 70% TPM duty cycle|
|Uncorrected bit error rate||1x10-18|
|Undetected bit error rate||1x10-33|
|Interface||2 Gigabit (Gb) Fibre Channel
Ultra-SCSI HVD (40 MB/sec)
ESCON 20 MB/sec (maximum)
|Read/write compatibility interface||Proprietary format|
|Emulation modes||Native, 3490E, 3590|
|Form factor||5.25 in (full height)|
|Operating||+59° F to +90° F (+15° C to +32° C)|
|Non-operating||+50° F to +104° F (+10° C to +40° C)|
|Operating||20% to 80%|
|Non-operating||10% to 95%|
|Voltage||100-240 VAC @ 50-60 Hz|
|Power consumption/dissipation||101 VA/345 BTU/hr|
Spectra Line Item ID: 19
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- Shipped in a timely manner
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