Sony StorStation LIB-D81/A3 Desktop Tape Library - LIB-D81/A3

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Product Overview

AIT-3 Ext Autoloader 8 Cartridge Capacity

Model Highlights:

  • Ideal entry level automated back-up for departments, workgroups, and small to medium sized businesses
  • Achieve one week or more of unattended backup in convenient space saving desktop design
  • Front panel provides clear information for ease of use
  • Increased data media security with locking front door
  • Investment protection through full backwards read/write compatibility across three AIT performance and capacity configurations
  • Supported by major ISV's and Operating Systems


Manufacturer Sony
Mfg Part# LIB-D81/A3
SKU 10346818
UPC 027242633780
UPC 14 00027242633780
Product Type Tape Library
Manufacturer Part Number LIB-D81/A3
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Product Model LIB-D81/A3
Product Name StorStation LIB-D81/A3 Desktop Tape Library
Product Line StorStation
Brand Name Sony
Package Contents 1 x SCSI terminator - external
Weight (Approximate) 15.40 lb
Height 8.9"
Width 6.7"
Depth 13.8"
Number of Cartridge Slots 8
Native Storage Capacity 800 GB
Compressed Storage Capacity 2.08 TB
Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate 12 MB/s
Maximum Compressed Data Transfer Rate 24 MB/s
Limited Warranty 3 Year
Tech Specs
Interfaces/Ports 2 x 68-pin HD-68 LVD/SE Ultra160 SCSI - SCSI
Humidity 20 to 80% Non-condensing Relative Humidity Operating
Temperature 41°F (5°C) to 104°F (40°C) Operating / -40°F (-40°C) to 158°F (70°C) Non-operating
Product Type Tape Library
Manufacturer Part Number LIB-D81/A3
Manufacturer Website Address
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Product Name StorStation LIB-D81/A3 Desktop Tape Library
Product Line StorStation
Brand Name Sony
Media Support Sony SDX1-25C 25 GB (Native) 558 ft - / Sony SDX1-35C 35 GB (Native) 755 ft - / Sony SDX2-36C 36 GB (Native) 558 ft - / Sony SDX2-50C 50 GB (Native) 755 ft - / Sony SDX3-100C 100 GB (Native) 755 ft -
Formats Support AIT-1 Read/Write / AIT-2 Read/Write / AIT-3
Additional Information 1 x Ultra160 SCSI ( input ) - 68 pin HD D-Sub (HD-68) 1 x Ultra160 SCSI ( output ) - 68 pin HD D-Sub (HD-68)
Package Contents 1 x SCSI terminator - external
Compatibility Mac PC Note: In order to be compatible with Sony's LIB-81 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.
Dimensions 8.85" Height x 6.69" Width x 13.78" Depth
Weight (Approximate) 15.40 lb
Input Voltage 100 V AC to 240 V AC
Frequency 50 Hz or 60 Hz
Power Consumption 45 W Operating
MSBF/MCBF >1000000 Cycles (Drive)
MTBF 300000 Hour P.O.H
Software Support Computer Associates: ArcServe 2000 for WIN Work Group v. 7 Brighstor EB 9 for WIN Brighstor EB for Unix Brighstor EB for Linux & Netware v. 7 & 9 Veritas: Backup Exec v 9.0 for WIN vdf 8.6 for Netware Dantz: Netbackup 4.5 Retrospect 6.5 for WIN Retrospect 5.0 for Macintosh Yosemite: Tapeware 7 for Win, Netware, Linux Bakbone: Netvault 7.0 Serv./Client
Standard Configuration 1 x Drive/8 x Slot
Buffer 18 MB
Media Change Time 13 Second
Data Transfer Rate 24.58 MBps Compressed / 12 MBps Native Maximum / 24 MBps Compressed Maximum
Storage Capacity 800 GB (Native)/2.08 TB (Compressed)
Recording Method Helical Scan
Drive Type 1 x AIT-3
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.
Standard Warranty 3 Year Limited
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