T9940B Tape Drive - 60GB, 30MB/s (Fibre, ESCON)
The StorageTek T9940B Tape Drive is a high capacity tape drive that minimizes cartridge mounts and has fewer cartridges to handle for disaster recovery and improve automation efficiency. It does the work of multiple typical mid-range drives all by itself. This allows for lowered operating costs by reducing the number of units required and simplifies administration time. Fewer drive units also means fewer tape cartridges to maintain. The StorageTek T9940B Tape Drive has native FICON interface that reduces FICON configuration costs and complexity.
The StorageTek T9940B Tape Drive has a low dollar per gigabyte media requirement, which will help you to cut you costs. It has data compression that can store as much as 400-800 gigabytes on a single cartridge. The StorageTek T9940B has a data transfer rate of up to 30 megabytes per second. With StorageTek T9940B tape drives, together with StorageTek Virtual Storage Manager (VSM) system and the StorageTek StreamLineTM SL8500 modular library system, can maximize your archival capacity with efficiency and reliability.
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|Tape load and thread to ready||18 sec|
|Average file access time (first file)||41 sec|
|Average access time||59 sec|
|Maximum/average rewind time||90/45 sec|
|Unload time||18 sec|
|Data transfer rate, native (uncompressed)||30 MB/sec|
|Data transfer rate, native (compressed)||70 MB/sec|
|Capacity, native (uncompressed)||200 GB|
|Mean time between failures (MTBF)|
|Power on||290,000 hr @ 100% duty cycle|
|Tape load||240,000 hr @ 10 loads/day (100,00 loads)|
|Tape path motion||196,000 hr @ 70% TPM 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-Gb Fibre Channel, ESCON, ESCON for VSM, 2-Gb FICON for FICON and FICON express channels|
|Burst transfer rate|
|Channel rate (Fibre Channel)||200 MB/sec (maximum instantaneous)|
|Interface (Fibre Channel)||N & NL port, FC-PLDA (Hard and soft AL-PA capability), FC-AL-2 FCP-2, FC-TAPE|
|Read/write compatibility interface||Proprietary format|
|Emulation modes||Native, T9940A, 3490E, 3590|
|Height||3.25 (8.25 cm)|
|Depth||25.0 in (63.5 cm)|
|Operating||+59° to +90° F (+15° to +32° C)|
|Non-operating||+59° to +90° F (+15° to +32° C)|
|Operating||20% to 80%|
|Non-operating||10% to 95%|
|Recording format||Linear serpentine|
|Voltage||100–240 VAC @ 50–60 Hz|
|Power consumption/dissipation (operating maximum continuous — not peak)||82 VA/280 BTU/hr|
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