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Sony LIB-162/A3 1600GB tape auto loader/library

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Storage device which contains one or more tape drive, a number of slots to hold tape cartridges, a barcode reader to identify tape cartridges and an automated method for loading tapes. A tape library with one drive is known as an auto loader.
tape auto loaders & libraries
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Included since: 27 Jun 2005
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Info modified on: 29 Mar 2017 11:21:14
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Long product name Sony LIB-162/A3 1600GB tape auto loader/library :
The short editorial description of Sony LIB-162/A3 1600GB tape auto loader/library

AIT-3 Tape Library, 16 Tape Cartridge with up to 4.16 TB Capacity, 1 or 2 AIT-3 Tape Drives

Sony LIB-162/A3 1600GB tape auto loader/library:
The official marketing text of Sony LIB-162/A3 1600GB tape auto loader/library as supplied by the manufacturer
As the final step-up in capacity and speed, the Sony LIB-162/A3 offers 4.16 TB of data storage capacity and a 172.8 GB/hour transfer rate. The unit can be populated with one or two AIT-3 tape drives, and features a 16-slot internal carousel. Best of all, it's all packaged in a compact, 2U high size.

Up to 4.16 TB capacity (2.6:1 compression)
Robotics rated for greater than 1,000,000 cartridge changes
Unique 16 slot internal carousel configuration with built-in barcode reader
Transfer rate up to 172.8 GB per hour (2.6:1 compression) with AIT-3 drives
Low profile 2U height for leading storage density design per cubic foot
Scalable from one to two AIT-3 drives
User-friendly set up and operation for unattended backup
Short summary description Sony LIB-162/A3 1600GB tape auto loader/library:
This short summary of the Sony LIB-162/A3 1600GB tape auto loader/library data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Sony LIB-162/A3, 1600 GB, 18 MB, 43.2 GB/h, 86.4 GB/h, 160 MB/s, 20 - 80%
Long summary description Sony LIB-162/A3 1600GB tape auto loader/library :

Sony LIB-162/A3. Native capacity: 1600 GB, Drive device, buffer size: 18 MB. Backup rate native performance: 43.2 GB/h, Backup rate compressed performance: 86.4 GB/h, Burst transfer rate: 160 MB/s

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Native capacity *
1600 GB
Drive device, buffer size
18 MB
Data transmission
Backup rate native performance
43.2 GB/h
Data transmission
Backup rate compressed performance
86.4 GB/h
Burst transfer rate
160 MB/s
Operational conditions
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
20 - 80%
Operating temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 °C
Storage temperature (T-T)
-40 - 70 °C