HP SureStore 2600fx Optical Disk Drive

2.6-Gbyte Drive

The HP Model 2600fx offers industry-leading performance: 25 msec average seek time. 3.4 MB/sec read, 1.7 MB/sec write. Read/write buffering increases system performance.

Data stored on optical disks by the Model 2600fx is safe and secure: dust-free drive design prevents media contamination. Durable and removable media has a 100 year archival life, warranted for the life of the media.

Includes one rewritable optical disk, and software drivers for MS-DOS, Windows, Windows 95, and Macintosh.


Technical Specifications

Description


Performance

Performance

2.6GB Disks

Average Seek ..................... 25 ms
Short Seek (across 2.2 Mbytes) .... 4 ms
Average Latency .................. 10 ms
Average Access Time .............. 35.0 ms
Effective Access Time* ........... 16.6 ms
Rotational Speed ................. 3000 rpm

Data Transfer Rate

Reads (max. sustained) .......... Up to 3.4 Mbytes/s
Writes (max. sustained) .......... Up to 1.7 Mbytes/s
Burst (synchronous) .............. 5 Mbytes/s
Burst (asynchronous) ............. 3 Mbytes/s

Disk Load/Unload Time

Load (w/spin-up) ................. 5.5 s (avg)
Unload(w/spin-down) .............. 3.0 s (avg)

Read/Write Error Rate ............ <1 per 10**14 bytes
Buffer Size ...................... 1 Mbyte
Read Buffering ................... Read aheads
Write Buffering .................. Immediate reporting
Write Reordering


Disks

HP optical products support WORM and rewritable, 512 and 1024 bytes/sector MO disks. The type of disks supported depends on operating system and software requirements.

Formatted Capacity

1024 Bytes/sector disks .......... 2.6 Gbytes(1.3/side)
512 Bytes/sector disks ........... 2.3 Gbytes(1.15/side)
Rewritable Std (CCS format) ISO/IEC DIS 13549
ECMA 184
Write-Once Std (CCW format) ISO/IEC DIS 13549
ECMA 184
Bytes per Sector ................. 1024/512
Sectors per Track ................ 17/31
Tracks per Surface ............... 75,732 (logical)
Note: Drive is fully read/write compatible with 2.6 and 1.3-Gbyte MO disks, read compatible with 650-Mbyte disks.


Dimensions
Height .......................... 100 mm (3.9 in)
Width .......................... 165 mm (6.5 in)
Depth .......................... 280 mm (11.0 in)
Weight (Net) ..................... 3.7 kg (8.2 lb)
Weight (Shipping)................. 4.4 kg (9.7 lb)


Reliability and Service

MTBF 100,000 hours


Interface : Single-ended SCSI-2


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