StorageTek T10000C Tape Drive

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StorageTek T10000C

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Manufacturer: StorageTek
Part #: StorageTek T10000C
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Warranty: 90 Days

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StorageTek T10000C Tape Drive

The StorageTek T10000C Tape Drive delivers up to 252 Megabytes per second and 5 Terabytes capacity, natively, making it ideal for situations where fast data storage and retrieval is imperative to daily operations like in a data center environment. The StorageTek T10000C has 25% more capacity than any other tape drive in its class. This means that fewer drives are needed and that lowers cost of ownership. The data you store on the T10000C can be encrypted to enhance security. It can be used for many different applications like archive, backup and recovery, disaster recovery, business continuity, compliance, and many more. The StorageTexk T10000C is a robust data storage solution.

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Native capacity (uncompressed) 5TB (1TB sport cartridge)
Up to 5.5TB with StorageTek Maximum Capacity
Native sustained data rate
252 MB/sec
Full file host data rate
240 MB/sec (includes wrap turnarounds)
Native sustained data rate
360 MB/sec
Access time* (see note) Tape load and thread: 13.1 sec
Average file access (excludes load/thread): 57
sec (17.5 sec for Sport Cartridge)
Maximum rewind: 115 sec (32.5 sec for Sport
Unload time: 26 sec
Buffer 2 GB
Archive life 30+ years
Uncorrectable Bit Error Rate
1 x 10-19
Drive loads/unloads >150,000
Interface 4 Gb native Fibre Channel, native FICON
Interface specifications (Fibre
N and NL port, FC-AL-2, FCP-2, FC-tape, 4 Gb
Read compatibility interface T10000A and T10000B on StorageTek T10000
T10000C on StorageTek T10000 T2 media
Emulation modes 3592 (MVS), VSM
Automation StorageTek SL8500, StorageTek SL3000,
Height 3.2 in. (8.1 cm)
Depth 16.75 in. (42.6 cm)
Width 5.77 in. (14.6 cm)
Temperature Operating: +60°F to +90°F (+15°C to +32°C)
Non-operating (storage): +50°F to +104°F (+10°C
to +40°C)
Relative humidity Operating: 20% to 80%
Non-operating: 10% to 95%


All Spectra provided Hitachi Storage Devices are put through a rigorous refurbishment, reconditioning and testing process.

We guarantee our products to be:

  • Original equipment manufactured and serial numbered numbered by StorageTek
  • Configured to exact user specifications
  • Fully refurbished to manufacturers standards of new [ETN]
  • All hard drives are 72 hour burn in/Load Tested
  • Complete with manufacturers ship group
  • Provided with 90 day warranty
  • Shipped in a timely manner

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