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The market leader for backup, archiving, disaster recovery and network storage for mid-range systems, the DLT 8000 delivers high performance at an exceptional price. It is practical and affordable for a wide range of applications, including midrange computers, network servers, high-end workstations, and mainframe environments running UNIX, NetWare, Microsoft Windows NT, LINUX, or proprietary operating systems.

Native capacity of 40GB at 6MB/sQuantum DLT 8000 tape drive
2:1 Compression allows 80GB at 12MB/s
Read and Write backward compatible with all DLTtape formats
Proven scalability for future storage needs
4 read/write channels for high performance
Industry standard, with over 1.5 million drives sold
Ubiquitous, with over 55 million tape cartridges sold
Open system, supported by many manufacturers
250,000 hours MTBF at 100% tape motion

 

Quantum BHHAA-YF DLT8000 LVD (SE) internal 40GB native capacity tape drive $1,095.00 US each

Quantum TH8BG-YF DLT8000 LVD (SE) Table top 40GB native capacity tape drive $2,050.00 US each

For pricing on other configurations please contact DataSure Services

Specs:
 
Performance
Native sustained transfer rate: . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 MB/s
2:1 compressed transfer rate: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 MB/s
Burst transfer rate SCSI bus:
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 MB/s max
Native formatted capacity:
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 GB
2:1 compressed capacity:
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 GB
Cartridge load time to BOT, formatted tape: . .12 sec
to BOT, unformatted tape:
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40 sec
Average file access time:
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 secQuantum DLT 8000 tape drive
Interfaces available:
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SE- LVD, SCSI-2 Fast/Wide, HVD, LVD

Tape format
Recording format:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208 track serial serpentine
Recording density:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 k bits / inch
Track density: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416 tpi
Encoding method: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .RLL 2,7
Data compression: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DLZ

Reliability
MTBF:  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  250,000 hours at 100% duty cycle
Media durability: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . 1,000,000 passes / 15,000 uses
Head Life: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50,000 hours 
Uncorrected error rate: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 x 1017 bits read
Undetected error rate:  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 x 1027 bits read
Warranty:  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . 3 years
Quantum DLT 8000 tape drive

Physical Specifications
Tabletop:

Width:
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . 6.88"/ 174 mm
Height:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . .6.48"/ 164.6 mm
Depth:
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . .12.8"/ 325.12 mm 
Weight (varies by configuration): .
14 lb / 6.35 kg

Rack Mount:
Width:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . 5.7"/ 144.8 mm
Height:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . .3.25"/ 82.5 mm
Depth:
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . 9.00"/228.6 mm
Weight (varies by configuration): . 6 lb /
2.9 kg

Environmental limits, operating
Temperature:. . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . 50 to 104 F / 10 to 40 C
Non-condensing humidity: . . . . . . . . . 20% to 80%
Quantum DLT 8000 tape drive
Altitude:. . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . .  . . +40,000' max

Environmental limits, non-operating
Temperature:. . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . -40 to 151 F/-40 to 66 C
Non-condensing humidity: . . . . . . . . . 10% to 95%

Power
Voltage: . . . . . . . . . . . . . .+5V, +12V
Power consumption: . . . . . 28 Watts (average read / write operation)

Media compatibility
DLT typeIII: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 GB native capacity
DLT typeIIIxt: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15 GB native capacity
DLT type IV : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20, 35 or 40 GB native capacity
DLT cleaning tape . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Uses

Tape life:
Archive storage - with
< 5% loss in demagnetization at 20 C and 40% non-condensing humidity:
. . . . . . . . . . . . . > 30 years
Durability - average in typical office / computing environment: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,000,000 head passes

Software solutions for HSM:

Available from Qstar for a range of OS's including many Unix variants and NT 4.0/2000
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PRICING: 

Media Pricing:
In USA:Quantum THXKD-02 DLT Type IV 20, 35, 40 GB native capacity tape media

Quantum THXKC-02 Quantum DLT TypeIII 10GB native capacity  tape cartridge $42.00 US each

Quantum THXKE-01 DLT TypeIIIxt 15GB native capacity tape cartridge $45.00 US each

Quantum THXKD-02 DLT TypeIV 20, 35, 40 GB native capacity tape cartridge $34.00 US each

Quantum THXHC-02 DLT cleaning cartridge (20 passes) $45.00 US each

Quantum THXKD-02 DLT Type IV 20, 35, 40 GB native capacity tape media

In Canada:

Imation 042337 DLT TypeIV Tape Cartridge $61.00 CDN each

Quantum THXKC-02 Quantum DLT TypeIII 10GB native capacity  tape cartridge $45.00 CDN each

Quantum THXKE-01 DLT TypeIIIxt 15GB native capacity tape cartridge $51.00  CDN each

Quantum THXKD-02 DLT TypeIV 20, 35, 40 GB native capacity tape cartridge $64.00 CDN each

Quantum THXHC-02 DLT cleaning cartridge (20 passes) $48.00 CDN each

Quantum THXKD-02 DLT Type IV 20, 35, 40 GB native capacity tape media

 

In Europe:Quantum THXKD-02 DLT Type IV 20, 35, 40 GB native capacity tape media

THXKC-02 Quantum DLT TypeIII 10GB native capacity:  32,25 EURO plus VAT ex works NL each
THXKE-01 Quantum
DLT TypeIIIxt 15GB native capacity:  38,35 EURO plus VAT ex works NL each
THXKD-02 Quantum
DLT TypeIV 20, 35, 40 GB native capacity:  41,00 EURO plus VAT ex works NL each
THXHC-02 Quantum
DLT Cleaning cartridge(20 passes):  38,35 EURO plus VAT ex works NL each

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