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HP StorageWorks DAT 72 Tape Drive - DW027A

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Product Overview

The HP StorageWorks DAT 72 USB tape drive provides an optimum balance of dependable backup capacity and low cost of ownership for small and medium businesses, remote offices and workgroups. The DAT 72 delivers a capacity of 72 GB on a single data cartridge and a transfer rate of 23 GB/hr (assuming a 2:1 compression ratio) and the USB 2.0 interface provides plug-and-play connectivity, enabling backup to be initiated from straight out of the box in less than 60 seconds.


Manufacturer Hewlett Packard
Mfg Part# DW027A
SKU 203254870
UPC 882780005471
UPC 14 00882780005471
Host Interface USB
Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate 3 MB/s
Maximum Compressed Data Transfer Rate 6 MB/s
Product Type Tape Drive
Manufacturer Part Number DW027A
Manufacturer Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Product Name StorageWorks DAT 72 Tape Drive
Product Line StorageWorks
Brand Name HP
Compatibility HP ProLiant DL ServersHP ProLiant ML ServersHP Personal WorkstationsOS Support:Microsoft WindowsLinux (various distributions)
Weight (Approximate) 4.19 lb
Color Carbonite
Form Factor External
Height 1.8"
Width 7.1"
Depth 8.7"
Recording Method Helical Scan
Drive Type DAT 72
Native Storage Capacity 36 GB
Compressed Storage Capacity 72 GB
Tech Specs
Interfaces/Ports Type B USB 2.0 - USB
Access Time 1.13 Minute Data
Buffer 8 MB
Data Transfer Rate 3 MBps (Native)/6 MBps (Compressed) - 12.50 GBph (Native Backup)/23 GBph (Compressed Backup)
Humidity 20 to 80% Relative Humidity Operating / 5 to 95% Relative Humidity Storage
Temperature 41°F (5°C) to 104°F (40°C) Operating / -40°F (-40°C) to 158°F (70°C) Storage
Product Type DAT 72 Tape Drive
Manufacturer Part Number DW027A
Manufacturer Website Address
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
Product Name StorageWorks DAT 72 Tape Drive
Product Line StorageWorks
Brand Name HP
Additional Information Burst Transfer Rate: 6 MB/s (asynchronous), 40 MB/s (synchronous) Rewind Time: 120 s (end to end) Rewind Tape Speed: 1.41 m/s Data Compression: Lempel-Ziv (DCLZ) Error Detection/Correction: Reed-Solomon Data Encoding Method: Partial Response Maximum Likelihood (PRML)
Compatibility HP ProLiant DL Servers HP ProLiant ML Servers HP Personal Workstations OS Support: Microsoft Windows Linux (various distributions)
Certifications & Standards cCSAus Certification to C22.2, No. 60950 TUV EN60950 (IEC 60950) FCC and CE Declaration of Conformity C-TICK Approved (AS/NZS CISPR22) VCCI Approved RRL Approved BSMI Approved GOSH Approved
Dimensions 1.80" Height x 7.10" Width x 8.70" Depth
Weight (Approximate) 4.19 lb
Color Carbonite
Form Factor External
Data Error Rate 1 / 10^-17 bits Read Uncorrected
MTBF 125000 Hour
Media Change Time 15 Second Load Average / 15 Second Unload Average
Display Panel LED
Storage Capacity 36 GB (Native)/72 GB (Compressed)
Platform Support PC
Recording Formats DAT 72 (Read/Write)
Recording Method Helical Scan
Product Attributes
Color Carbonite
Color Class Grey
Form Factor External
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