Sony LIB-162 Rack-mountable Tape Library - LIB-162/A3

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Product Overview

The Sony Advanced Intelligent Tape (AIT) Library LIB-162 System offers an ideal solution for your growing backup needs. With AIT-3 drive(s), the LIB-162 System stores up to 4.16TB (at 2.6:1 compression with ALDC) and provides high data transfer rates - yet only measures 2U-high (16.9"x 3.5"x 26.8"). AIT's proven reliability and robust robotics ensure long-lasting performance. Choose one or two AIT-3 tape drives to balance performance and value.


Manufacturer Sony
Mfg Part# LIB-162/A3
SKU 10319088
UPC 027242607316
UPC 14 00027242607316
Product Type Tape Library
Manufacturer Part Number LIB-162/A3
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Product Name LIB-162 Rack-mountable Tape Library
Brand Name Sony
Package Contents Tape carrier: 16-cartridge carouselBlank Media: One 230M 100GB AIT-3 data cartridge with MICCleaning: One AIT cleaning cartridgeTermination: SCSI terminatorPower: AC power cordDocumentation: Installation & Operation GuideSoftware: - CD-ROM (Program for remote monitoring)
Weight (Approximate) 39.20 lb
Rack Height 2U
Height 3.5"
Width 16.9"
Depth 26.8"
Barcode Reader Yes
Drive Type AIT-3
Number of Drives Installed 1
Number of Cartridge Slots 16
Native Storage Capacity 1.60 TB
Compressed Storage Capacity 4.16 TB
Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate 12 MB/s
Maximum Compressed Data Transfer Rate 31.20 MB/s
Limited Warranty 3 Year
Tech Specs
Status Indicators Status LCD
Interfaces/Ports 1 x 68-pin HD-68 Ultra160 SCSI - SCSI
Humidity 20 to 80% Non-condensing Operating
Temperature 41°F (5°C) to 95°F (35°C) Operating / -40°F (-40°C) to 158°F (70°C) Storage
Product Type Tape Library
Manufacturer Part Number LIB-162/A3
Manufacturer Website Address
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Product Name LIB-162 Rack-mountable Tape Library
Brand Name Sony
Media Support Sony SDX1-25C 100 GB (Native) AIT-1 / Sony SDX1-35C 35 GB (Native) AIT-1 / Sony SDX2-36C 36 GB (Native) AIT-2 / Sony SDX2-50C 50 GB (Native) AIT-2 / Sony SDX3-100C 100 GB (Native) AIT-3
Media Durability 30000 Passes
Formats Support AIT-1 / AIT-2 / AIT-3
Additional Information Weight: 39.2 lbs (1 drive and no cartridges) Drum Rotational Speed: 6,000 RPM Head Life: > 50,000 hours Media Type: Advanced Metal Evaporated (AME) Reliability and performance specifications are averages and are based on normal office environmental conditions. Actual experience may vary. User friendly set up and operation for unattended backup: The LIB162 library has an easy to use 7 line, 21 character LCD display panel. The cursor control buttons allow the user to quickly set up the library.
Package Contents Tape carrier: 16-cartridge carousel Blank Media: One 230M 100GB AIT-3 data cartridge with MIC Cleaning: One AIT cleaning cartridge Termination: SCSI terminator Power: AC power cord Documentation: Installation & Operation Guide Software: - CD-ROM (Program for remote monitoring)
Compatibility PC In order to be compatible with Sony's LIB-162 series libraries, a SCSI Host Bus and adapter must meet the following baseline criteria: 68 pin external ultra-wide connector transfer rate capability of at least 40 MB/s. An example of such a compatible adapter is Adaptec Inc's adapter (model # 29160). This information is subject to change without notice and is provided "as is" with no warranty of any kind.
Certifications & Standards UL CSA FCC CISPR
Dimensions 3.50" Height x 16.90" Width x 26.80" Depth
Weight (Approximate) 39.20 lb
Form Factor 2U
Input Voltage 110 V AC or 220 V AC
Frequency 50 Hz or 60 Hz
Power Consumption 120 W Operating
Data Error Rate < 1 / 10^17 bit Hard Error
MSBF/MCBF >1000000 Cycles
MTBF 400000 Hour P.O.H
Software Support Ultrabac 7 BrightStor Enterprise Backup BrightStor Enterprise Backup BrightStor EB Retrospect 5.6 Tivoli Storage Manager 5.1 NetWorker 6.X Networker 6.2.X Ontap v 6.2 (Fullsail) Tape Copy 1.5, 2.0 Instant Recovery 2.0 Novanet 8.0 DiskXtender Backup Exec 8.1 Backup Exec 8.5 Backup Exec 8.6 NetBackup 4.5
Standard Configuration 1 x Drive/16 x Slot
Buffer 18 MB
Data Transfer Rate 12 MBps Native / 31.20 MBps Compressed / 12 MBps Burst Asynchronous Maximum / 160 TBps Burst Synchronous Maximum / 24.58 MBps Native Maximum With 2 Drives / 63.89 MBps Compressed Maximum With 2 Drives
Storage Capacity 1.60 TB (Native)/4.16 TB (Compressed)
Recording Method Advanced 8mm Helical Scan
Barcode Reader Included
Drive Type 1 x AIT-3 Installed
Scalability 2 x Drive
Additional Warranty Information Sony provides a limited warranty to customers who purchase our Advanced Intelligent Tape (AIT) libraries. It covers defects in materials and workmanship for three years after the original date of sale. All defective warranty products under warranty requiring repair must be sent to a Sony Service Center for service.
Parts Warranty/Labor 3 Year
Standard Warranty 3 Year Limited - U.S.
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