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Sony SDT-D11000/ME DAT DDS External Tape Drive - SDTD11000/ME

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Sony's family of DDS tape drives offer cost effective solutions for backing up small to mid-sized systems. These products deliver superior value, performance, and reliability for applications from a single PC to a workstation or small network.


Manufacturer Sony
Mfg Part# SDTD11000/ME
SKU 10253419
UPC 027242573871
UPC 14 00027242573871
Drive Interface SCSI
Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate 2.40 MB/s
Maximum Compressed Data Transfer Rate 4.80 MB/s
Product Type Tape Drive
Manufacturer Part Number SDT-D11000/ME
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Product Name SDT-D11000/ME DAT DDS External Tape Drive
Brand Name Sony
Package Contents SONY DDS-4 20/40 GB EXTERNAL 4MM DAT DRIVE5.25-inch bezel pre-installed150 m DDS-4 data cartridgeCleaning cartridge3.5-inch bezelUser manual
Compatibility PC
Weight (Approximate) 5 lb
Color White / Beige
Form Factor External
Height 2.5"
Width 7.8"
Depth 10"
Drive Width 3.50"
Recording Method Helical Scan
Drive Type DDS-4
Native Storage Capacity 20 GB
Compressed Storage Capacity 40 GB
Limited Warranty 3 Year
Tech Specs
Interfaces/Ports 1 x 68-pin HD-68 LVD/SE Wide Ultra SCSI - SCSI
Access Time 55 Second Average
Buffer 10 MB
Data Transfer Rate 2.40 MBps (Native)/4.80 MBps (Compressed)
Humidity 30 to 80% Non-condensing Operating
Temperature 50°F (10°C) to 95°F (35°C) Operating / -40°F (-40°C) to 158°F (70°C) Non-operating
Product Type DDS-4 Tape Drive
Manufacturer Part Number SDT-D11000/ME
Manufacturer Website Address
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Product Name SDT-D11000/ME DAT DDS External Tape Drive
Brand Name Sony
Additional Information Model Highlights: 40 GB capacity and 4.8 MB/s sustained data transfer rate (with 2:1 compression) Read and write compatible with DDS-4, DDS-3, DDS-2 and DDS-1 tape formats Inegration kit includes 5.25-inch bezel pre-installed,150 m DDS-4 data cartridge,cleaning cartridge,3.5-inch bezel,and user manual Sony Hyper MetalT Head reduces error rates by up to 10 times over conventional ferrite MIG heads Sony's patented Super Head CleanerT mechanism reduces particle build-up on read/write heads Uncorrectable Error Rate: Less than 10 bits Capacity and performance for entry level requirements: With 40 GB capacity and 4.8 MB/s sustained data transfer rate, with 2:1 data compression, Sony 11000 series drives were the first DDS-4 tape drives to be offered in the market. The 11000 series capacity and speed are a great match those demanding high-end applications such including mid-size to large network systems Backward compatibility with DDS-3, DDS-2 and DDS-1 tape formats: Sony DDS-4 tape drive not only read and write to 150 meter, 40 GB (with 2:1 compression) data cartridges, but also are fully read/write compatible with DDS-3, DDS-2 and DDS-1 tape formats. Backward compatibility helps protect your investment in the valuable data you already have stored on DDS-3, DDS-2 and DDS-1 data cartridges, while delivering the increased capacity and performance of DDS-4 technology Improved air flow improve cooling while reducing dust contamination: Super Air Flow Environment (SAFE) on all Sony DDS-4 drives provides improved cooling of the tape and drive mechanism while reducing dust contamination. Special vents draw cooling air around the tape and drive mechanism, reducing drive temperatures while keeping dust particles from penetrating the drive itself Integration kit includes installation essentials: The D11000/ME integration kit includes the basics need to integrate your new DDS-4 drive into your existing system. Accessories include an AC Power Cord, Cleaning Cartridge, and User manual Sony Hyper MetalT head greatly reduces error rates: The unique Hyper Metal head design incorporated in Sony 11000 series DDS-4 tape drives reduces error rates by up to 90% over conventional ferrite MIG heads. Reduced error rates means more efficient operation of your tape backup systems and greater protection for your critical data
Package Contents SONY DDS-4 20/40 GB EXTERNAL 4MM DAT DRIVE 5.25-inch bezel pre-installed 150 m DDS-4 data cartridge Cleaning cartridge 3.5-inch bezel User manual
Compatibility PC
Dimensions 2.50" Height x 7.75" Width x 10" Depth
Weight (Approximate) 5 lb
Bays Required 1 x
Color White Body / Beige Bezel
Form Factor 3.50" Desktop
Input Voltage 110 V AC or 220 V AC 10%
Frequency 50 Hz to 60 Hz
Shock Tolerance 5 Gs @ 3 ms Half Sine Wave Operating
Data Error Rate > 10^-15
MTBF 250000 Hour
Vibration Tolerance 0.3 Gs @ rms 5 to 50 Hz Swept
Software Included Drivers & Utilities
Media Change Time 24 Second
Storage Capacity 20 GB (Native)/40 GB (Compressed)
Recording Method Helical Scan
Parts Warranty/Labor 3 Year
Standard Warranty 3 Year Limited
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