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Sony AIT-4 external SCSI AIT 200GB tape drive

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Tape drives are a cost-effective solution for backing up all your important data when high speed is not required.
tape drives
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Long product name Sony AIT-4 external SCSI AIT 200GB tape drive :
The short editorial description of Sony AIT-4 external SCSI AIT 200GB tape drive

AITe520SBK - AIT-4 external SCSI, Black

Sony AIT-4 external SCSI AIT 200GB tape drive:
The official marketing text of Sony AIT-4 external SCSI AIT 200GB tape drive as supplied by the manufacturer
The Sony StorStation AITi520S and AITe520SBK are the fourth generation of the AIT family and the smallest 200GB native capacity tape drives available with the same drive form factor as DDS. In addition, the AITi520S and AITe520SBK offer high performance, best storage density, highest reliability with 400,000 POH at 100% duty cycle and low cost per GB.
The WORM tape capabilities allows companies that require non-alterable media to gain up to a 20x cost advantage over other WORM optical and hard disk based technologies.
As with all Sony StorStation AIT drives the models come with HP ProLiant server installation kit (internal model only), compatibility testing and 3 year next business day swap warranty for easy integration.
StorStation drives are tested for compatibility with top selling HP, IBM, Dell and FSC Servers.
Suitable For
Medium-sized businesses that have outgrown their current storage system capabilities
Larger corporate with enterprise-class data protection needs.
HP Proliant, IBM, Dell, Fujitsu Siemens server environments, tested and certified with those servers for easy integration.
Short summary description Sony AIT-4 external SCSI AIT 200GB tape drive:
This short summary of the Sony AIT-4 external SCSI AIT 200GB tape drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Sony AIT-4 external SCSI, AIT, 2.6:1, Ultra 160 SCSI LVD/SE, 400000 h, 200 GB, 520 GB
Long summary description Sony AIT-4 external SCSI AIT 200GB tape drive :

Sony AIT-4 external SCSI. Type: AIT, Compression ratio: 2.6:1, Interface: Ultra 160 SCSI LVD/SE. Native capacity: 200 GB, Compressed capacity: 520 GB, Drive device, buffer size: 30 MB. Burst transfer rate: 160 MB/s, Sustained data transfer rate (compressed): 62 MB/s, Sustained data transfer rate (native): 24 MB/s. Color of product: Black. Power consumption (typical): 20 W

This is an auto-generated long summary of Sony AIT-4 external SCSI AIT 200GB tape drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Type *
Compression ratio *
Ultra 160 SCSI LVD/SE
Mean time between failures (MTBF)
400000 h
Native capacity *
200 GB
Compressed capacity *
520 GB
Drive device, buffer size
30 MB
Data transmission
Burst transfer rate
160 MB/s
Sustained data transfer rate (compressed)
62 MB/s
Data transmission
Sustained data transfer rate (native)
24 MB/s
Internal *
Color of product
Power consumption (typical)
20 W
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 °C
Weight & dimensions
5.29 lbs (2.4 kg)
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
7.8 x 9.69 x 2.54" (198 x 246 x 64.5 mm)
Data compression
ALDC (Adaptive Lossless Data Compression)