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LTO/DLT: LTO ULTRIUM INDEX | PART NUMBERS

3580-L11 | 3580-H11 | 3580-H13 | 3580-L13 | 3580-L17

3580-H17 | 3583-L18 | 3583-L36 | 3583-L72 | 3584

 

4MM/8MM/QIC: 4MM 7206-110 | 7206-220 | QIC 1/4" 7207-122 | DLT 7205 MODEL 440 | 7208-002 | 7208-012

7208-222 | 7208-232 | 7208-234 | 7208-341 | 7208-342 | 7208-345

 

MAGSTAR: MagStar Index;

What is IBM Magstar Technology?

IBM 3490 Tape System Family

IBM 3490 A01
IBM 3490 A02
IBM 3490 A10
IBM 3490 A20
IBM 3490 B02
IBM 3490 B04
IBM 3490 B20
IBM 3490 B40
1BM 3490 C10
IBM 3490 C11
IBM 3490 C22
IBM 3490E C1A
IBM 3490E C2A
IBM 3490 D31
IBM 3490 D32
1BM 3490 D41
IBM 3490 D42
IBM 3490 E01
IBM 3490 E11
IBM 3490 F00
IBM 3490 F01
IBM 3490 F11
IBM 3490 F1A
1BM 3490E-FC0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IBM Magstar 3590 Family

IBM Magstar 3590 B11
IBM Magstar 3590 B1A
IBM Magstar 3590 C10
IBM Magstar 3590 C12
IBM Magstar 3590 E11
IBM Magstar 3590 E1A
IBM Magstar 3590 A60
IBM Magstar 3590 H1A
IBM Magstar 3590 H11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LTO Ultrium 3580 Tape Drive: back to top:

IBM 3580 Model L11 Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium External Tape Drive features an Ultra2/Wide SCSI Low Voltage Differential (LVD) interface and comes with a 2.5m SCSI cable and required drivers.

IBM 3580 Model H11 Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium External Tape Drive features an Ultra/Wide SCSI High Voltage Differential (HVD) interface and comes with a 2.5m SCSI cable and required drivers

Provides multiple platform connectivity:

*Ultra2/Wide SCSI LVD and UltraWide SCSI HVD interfaces to IBM iSeries, pSeries and xSeries Servers, AS/400, RS/6000 SP, IBM Netfinity systems and non-IBM servers, workstations and personal computers; and via SCSI to fibre channel server and selected IBM Storage Area Network (SAN) Data Gateway devices.
*Fast sustained data transfer rate of 30 MB/second (compressed) ideal for streaming backup of data.
*Stand-alone server top unit for entry-level tape storage requirements with a per cartridge capacity (compressed).
*Data and investment protection is provided by seamless data interchange.
*Media is interchangeable across all Linear Tape-Open Ultrium tape solutions.
*Ships with one data cartridge (#08L9120) and one cleaning cartridge (#08L9124)
*One year IBM Warranty; IBM Onsite Exchange (IOE); Customer set-up.

3580-H11 IBM 3580 Model H11 for servers that support Ultra/Wide SCSI High Voltage Differential (HVD) specifications.

Single Drive without autoloader - The IBM 3580 H11 features Ultra/Wide SCSI HVD interfaces, attaching to IBM RS/6000®, IBM RS/6000 SP, IBM AS/400®, and IBM Netfinity® systems, and non-IBM servers, workstations, and personal computers. Includes 1 year on-site IBM exchange warranty.

3580-L11 IBM 3580 Tape Drive Model L11 for servers that support Ultra2/Wide SCSI LVD interface specifications back to top:

Single Drive without autoloader - The IBM 3580 L11 features Ultra2/Wide SCSI LVD, attaching to IBM RS/6000®, IBM RS/6000 SP, IBM AS/400®, and IBM Netfinity® systems, and non-IBM servers, workstations, and personal computers. Includes 1 year on-site IBM exchange warranty.

IBM 3580-H13 Ultrium Tape Drive

Single Drive without autoloader - The IBM 3580 H13 features Ultra/Wide SCSI HVD interfaces, attaching to IBM RS/6000®, IBM RS/6000 SP, IBM AS/400®, and IBM Netfinity® systems, and non-IBM servers, workstations, and personal computers. Includes 3 year Customer Element Exchange warranty

IBM 3580-L13 Ultrium Tape Drive

IBM 3580-L13 Ultrium Tape Drive
Single Drive without autoloader - The IBM 3580 L13 features Ultra2/Wide SCSI LVD, attaching to IBM RS/6000®, IBM RS/6000 SP, IBM AS/400®, and IBM Netfinity® systems, and non-IBM servers, workstations, and personal computers. Includes 1 year Customer Element Exchange warranty

IBM 3581-L17 Ultrium Autoloader Tape Drive

Single Drive with autoloader & 7 cartridge slots - The IBM 3581 L17 features Ultra2/Wide SCSI LVD, attaching to IBM RS/6000®, IBM RS/6000 SP, IBM AS/400®, and IBM Netfinity® systems, and non-IBM servers, workstations, and personal computers. Includes 1 year on-site IBM exchange warranty

IBM 3581-L13 Ultrium Autoloader Tape Drive

Single Drive without autoloader & 7 cartridge slots - The IBM 3581 L13 features Ultra2/Wide SCSI LVD, attaching to IBM RS/6000®, IBM RS/6000 SP, IBM AS/400®, and IBM Netfinity® systems, and non-IBM servers, workstations, and personal computers. Includes 1 year Customer Element Exchange warranty

 

 

IBM 3583-L18 Ultrium Tape Library

The IBM 3583 connects to Fibre Channel server adapters or the SAN through the SAN Data Gateway Module or selected IBM Storage Area Network Data Gateway products. The IBM 3583 also features Ultra2/Wide SCSI LVD and Ultra/Wide SCSI HVD drive interfaces, attaching to IBM (eServer logo) pSeries(tm), IBM (eServer logo) iSeries(tm), IBM (eServer logo) xSeries(tm), RS/6000(r), RS/6000 SP, AS/400(r), and IBM Netfinity(r) systems, and non-IBM servers, workstations, and personal computers. Supports up to 6 drives and 18 cartridges slots and comes with One year IBM On-site Repair (IOR).


IBM 3583-L36 Ultrium Tape Library

The IBM 3583 connects to Fibre Channel server adapters or the SAN through the SAN Data Gateway Module or selected IBM Storage Area Network Data Gateway products. The IBM 3583 also features Ultra2/Wide SCSI LVD and Ultra/Wide SCSI HVD drive interfaces, attaching to IBM (eServer logo) pSeries(tm), IBM (eServer logo) iSeries(tm), IBM (eServer logo) xSeries(tm), RS/6000(r), RS/6000 SP, AS/400(r), and IBM Netfinity(r) systems, and non-IBM servers, workstations, and personal computers. Supports up to 6 drives and 36 cartridges slots and comes with One year IBM On-site Repair (IOR).


IBM 3583-L72 Ultrium Tape Library

The IBM 3583 connects to Fibre Channel server adapters or the SAN through the SAN Data Gateway Module or selected IBM Storage Area Network Data Gateway products. The IBM 3583 also features Ultra2/Wide SCSI LVD and Ultra/Wide SCSI HVD drive interfaces, attaching to IBM (eServer logo) pSeries(tm), IBM (eServer logo) iSeries(tm), IBM (eServer logo) xSeries(tm), RS/6000(r), RS/6000 SP, AS/400(r), and IBM Netfinity(r) systems, and non-IBM servers, workstations, and personal computers. Supports up to 6 drives and 72 cartridges slots and comes with One year IBM On-site Repair (IOR).


IBM 3584 Ultrium Tape Library

The IBM TotalStorage UltraScalable Tape Library 3584 now supports the IBM TotalStorage Ultrium 2 Tape Drive. It more than doubles tape drive performance over the first generation LTO Ultrium Tape Drive and is designed to support up to 35MB/sec native data transfer rates (70MB/sec with 2:1 compression). In addition, with the use of the new IBM TotalStorage LTO Ultrium 200GB Data Cartridge, the IBM TotalStorage Ultrium 2 Tape Drive doubles the tape cartridge capacity up to 200GB native capacity (400GB with 2:1 compression). IBM TotalStorage Ultrium 2 Tape Drives can read and write original LTO Ultrium data cartridges at first generation Ultrium 1 capacities with improved performance. The Ultrium 2 tape drives and cartridges can be resident in the same 3584 Library frame with first generation original Ultrium tape drives and cartridges. The UltraScalable Tape Library is designed with a variety of advanced features. The multi-path architecture is designed to simultaneously attach heterogeneous servers and applications to LTO logical library partitions, including mixed Ultrium drives and media. Remote management capabilities using a Web browser provides library control and configuration. Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) functionality is also included. LTO I/O expansion capability is available with a 20-cartridge option which can be added to the standard 10 cartridge feature. Hot swap drives and redundant power offer enhanced availability. New control path failover for AIX and 110 volt power options are also available.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Magstar 3590 Tape Subsystem:back to top:

Provides multiple platform connectivity:

*IBM iSeries and AS/400 servers, IBM pSeries and RS/6000 servers, and IBM Enterprise Class zSeries and S/390 servers, as well as Sun Microsystems, Hewlett-Packard and Intel-based systems running Windows NT/2000.
*High-speed connectivity is available through support of native ESCON and FICON™ attachments with the Magstar 3590 Model A60 Controller.The Model A60 can attach to native FIbre CONnections (FICON) channels on IBM Enterprise Class systems such as the IBM 9672 Enterprise G5, G6, or the IBM zSeries 900 Server to help provide more performance per channel and enhanced distance capabilities.
*Provides enhanced Storage Area Network (SAN) support through Fibre Channel connectivity to a broad range of servers and switches including IBM iSeries, pSeries, xSeries (NUMA-Q), AS/400, and RS/6000, IBM 2042 InRange FC/9000 Fibre Channel Director for *Windows NT/2000 and Sun Servers, HP Fibre Channel, and IBM 2031 McData ES-1000 Loop Switch. AIX High Availability Failover support is available for SAN connections to iSeries and RS/6000 servers
*Offers configuration flexibility with models ranging from low cost stand-alone rack mini-libraries (Model B11 and Model E11), automated library solutions (Model B1A and E1A for inclusion in the IBM 3494 Tape Library), and models designed for use in StorageTek Silos (Model C12 to hold 3590 E1A or B1A’s and Model C10 to hold up to two 3590 A60 Controllers)
*Reduces backup times and relieves batch window constraints with an uncompressed data rate performance from 9MB/sec (Model B's) up to 14MB/sec (Model E's)
*Offers tape capacity ranges up to 120GB per cartridge (compressed, Extended Length Cartridge, 3590 Model E)
*Provides investment protection through the ability to upgrade from Model B to Model E drives. The Model E provides several enhancements as compared to the Model B including up to a 50% increase in performance, up to twice the capacity on existing cartridges, and Fibre channel attachment at no additional cost to the upgrade price.
*Standalone Models B11 and E11 use a removable magazine containing up to 10 cartridges, providing a capacitiy of up to 200GB uncompressed/600GB compressed (B11) and 400GB uncompressed /1200GBcompressed (E11). Up to 4 Magstar 3590's can be installed in a rack for a total capacity of up to 4.8TB

3590 Model B

3590-B11 Rack-mounted, standalone mini-library incorporating the 10-cartridge Automated Cartridge Facility (ACF) with up to 600GB

The 3590 model B11 is a rack-mounted tape drives with an Automatic Cartridge Facility (ACF). The 10 cartridge ACF allows the drives to be used as a mini-library with access up to 1.8TB of data



3590-B1A Tape drive designed to be used in automated tape libraries (i.e. IBM 3494 Automated Tape Library - capacity up to 374TB and IBM Virtual Tape Server)

The 3590 model B1A is designed for automated tape libraries, including the IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Automated Tape Library 3494, IBM TotalStorage Virtual Tape Server, and StorageTek Silos. 3590 Model B1A supports up to 20GB per cartridges and 9MB/second data rate uncompressed.



3590 Model C
3590-C10 Frame for one or two Magstar 3590 Model A60 Controllers in StorageTek Silos.

3590-C12 One to four Magstar 3590 B1A or E1A drives can connect to a StorageTek 4410 or 9210 ACS via SCSI or ESCON

3590 Model E
3590-E11 Rack-mounted, standalone mini-library incorporating the 10-cartridge Automated Cartridge Facility (ACF) with up to 1.2TB capacity/compressed

The 3590 model E11 is a rack-mounted tape drives with an Automatic Cartridge Facility (ACF). The 10 cartridge ACF allows the drives to be used as a mini-library with access up to 1.8TB* of data.

3590-E1A Tape drive designed to be used in automated tape libraries (i.e. IBM 3494 Automated Tape Library- capacity up to 748TB and IBM Virtual Tape Server)

The 3590 model E1A is designed for automated tape libraries, including the IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Automated Tape Library 3494, IBM TotalStorage Virtual Tape Server, and StorageTek Silos. Model E1A supports up to 40GB per cartridge and 14MB/second data rate uncompressed.

B1A-E1A Upgrade 3590 B1A tape drive to enhanced capacity and performance specifications of 3590 E1A while maintaining investment

IBM 3590-A60 Magstar Tape Library

The IBM TotalStorage™ Enterprise Tape System 3590 provides the highest levels of performance and reliability of any IBM tape subsystem and exemplifies IBM's continued leadership in storage products. Since its first shipment in September 1995, it has met with wide marketplace acceptance. Over 90,000 3590 Tape Drives are installed in both IBM and non-IBM systems across industry sectors.

3590-A60 3590 Model A60 controller for attaching 3590 drives to ESCON and FICON channels on host systems back to top:

IBM 3590-H1A

The 3590 model H1A is designed for automated tape libraries, including the IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Automated Tape Library 3494, IBM TotalStorage Virtual Tape Server, and StorageTek Silos. The H1A supports up to 60GB per cartridge and 14MB/second data rate uncompressed

IBM 3590-H11 Magstar Rack Mount

The 3590 model H11 ia a rack-mounted tape drives with an Automatic Cartridge Facility (ACF). The 10 cartridge ACF allows the drives to be used as a mini-library with access up to 1.8TB* of data.

IBM 3490 Tape System Family
The IBM 3490 is a family of Magnetic Tape Subsystems designed to provide significant tape subsystem performance and cartridge capacity improvements.

The 3490-A01 is a 18-track, 1 Control Unit component for an IBM 3490 tape subsystem. The Model A01 supports the 3490 Models B02 and B04 Tape Drive Units. The Model A01 can be field upgraded to either a Model A02 or Model A10, providing granularity from a minimum 1x2 (A01 x B02-18 track) configuration to a maximum 2x8 (A10 x four B20-36 track) configuration. Included as standard in the Model A01 is Improved Data Recording Capability (IDRC) and a 2Mb buffer. Components are serviced from the rear to minimize operational interference.

The 3490-A02 is an 18-track, 2 Control Unit component for an IBM 3490 tape subsystem. The IBM 3490 Model A02 supports the 3490 Model B02 and B04 18-track Tape Drive Units. The subsystem will occupy approximately 50 percent less floor space than a comparable 3480 configuration by incorporating up to two control unit functions in one box. The Model A02 can be field upgraded to a Model A20, providing granularity from a minimum 2x2 (A02 x B02-18 track) configuration to a maximum 2x16 (A20 x four B40-36 track) configuration. Included as standard in the Model A02 is Improved Data Recording Capability (IDRC), dual communications capability, and a 2 Mb buffer. Components in the control units are serviced from the rear to minimize operational interference.

The 3490-A10 is a 36-track, 1 Control Unit component of an IBM 3490 tape subsystem. The IBM 3490 Enhanced Capability (3490E) Model A10 Control Unit supports the Models B20 and B40 Tape Drive Units. The A10 can be field upgraded to the A20, providing granularity from a minimum 1x2 (A10 x B20) configuration to a maximum 2x16 (A20 x Four B40s) configuration. Included as standard are: Improved Data Recording Capability, an 8 Mb buffer and improved utilization of ES Connection* (ESCON*) adapters providing new possibilities in performance, connectivity, and remote tape operations.

The 3490-A20 is a 36-track, 2 Control Unit component for an IBM 3490 tape subsystem. The IBM 3490 Enhanced Capability (3490E) Model A20 Control Unit supports the Models B20 and B40 Tape Drive Units. The A20 provides granularity from a minimum 2x2 (A20 x B20) configuration to a maximum 2x16 (A20 x Four B40s) configuration. Standard features include: Improved Data Recording Capability, an 8 Mb buffer, Dual Communications Capability, and improved utilization of ES Connection* (ESCON*) adapters providing new possibilities in performance, connectivity, and remote tape operations.

The 3490-B02 is an 18-track, 2-drive component for an IBM 3490 tape subsystem. Standard features Include: Improved Data Recording Capability, cartridge loaders on both drives, and a 2Mb buffer. The moveable message display is improved in readability and character size. The Model B02 can be field upgraded to either the 3490 Model B04 or Model B20, providing granularity from two 18-track tape drives to four 18-track tape drives or two 36-track tape drives. Components in the drive units are serviced from the rear to minimize operational interference.

The 3490-B04 is an 18-track, 4-drive component for an IBM 3490 tape subsystem. The subsystem will occupy approximately 50 percent less floor space than a comparable 3480 configuration by incorporating four-drive packaging and by placing up to two control unit functions in one box. Standard features include: Improved Data Recording Capability, cartridge loaders on every drive, and a 2Mb buffer. The moveable message display is improved in readability and character size. The Model B04 can be field upgraded to a Model B40 providing granularity from a minimum two drive 18-track configuration to a four drive 36-track configuration. Components are serviced from the rear to minimize operational interference.

The 3490-B20 is a 36-track, 2-drive component for an IBM 3490 tape subsystem. It is designed to provide significant tape subsystem performance and cartridge capacity improvements. The B20 Tape Drive Unit writes in a new Enhanced Capability format and uses the existing cartridge system tape and is capable of reading cartridges in earlier formats, providing for ease of migration. The B20 can be field upgraded to the B40, providing granularity from a minimum two 36-track tape drive configuration to a maximum four 36-track tape drive configuration.

The 3490-B40 is a 36-track, 4-drive component for an IBM 3490 tape subsystem. It is designed to provide significant tape subsystem performance and cartridge capacity improvements. The B40 Tape Drive Unit writes in a new Enhanced Capability format and uses the existing cartridge system tape and is capable of reading cartridges in earlier formats, providing for ease of migration.

The 3490-C10 is a 36-Track, 1 Control Unit, 1 drive, tape system. The Model C10 is a low-cost, rack-mountable member of the IBM 3490 Magnetic Tape Subsystem Enhanced Capability family, providing significant performance and cartridge capacity improvements for midrange systems. The 3490E Model C10 is fully compatible with existing 3490E models, using both the Cartridge System Tape and the longer 3490E Enhanced Capacity Cartridge System Tape, and are read-compatible with earlier cartridge formats for ease of migration. The Enhanced Capability format (36-track bi-directional recording), together with standard Improved Data Recording Capability (IDRC) and the higher capacity tape, dramatically increase overall cartridge capacity. This increased capacity and standard Utilization of ES Connection (ESCON*) Channels provides new possibilities in performance, connectivity, and remote tape operations. The model C10 is not offered on RS/6000.

The 3490-C11 is a 36-track, 1 Control Unit, 1-drive, Autoloader, tape subsystem. The Model C11 is a low-cost, rack-mountable member of the IBM 3490 Magnetic Tape Subsystem Enhanced Capability family, providing significant performance and cartridge capacity improvements for midrange systems. The 3490E Model C11 is fully compatible with existing 3490E models, using both the Cartridge System Tape and the longer 3490E Enhanced Capacity Cartridge System Tape, and are read-compatible with earlier cartridge formats for ease of migration. The Enhanced Capability format (36-track bi-directional recording), together with standard Improved Data Recording Capability (IDRC) and the higher capacity tape, dramatically increase overall cartridge capacity. This increased capacity and standard Automatic Cartridge Loader (ACL) on the C11 model combine to address the data capacity requirement for unattended backup on mid-range systems. Utilization of ES Connection (ESCON*) Channels provides new possibilities in performance, connectivity, and remote tape operations. This model is supported on AS/400, RS/6000, and ES/9000 systems.

The 3490-C22 is a 36-track, 1 Control Unit, 2-drive, Auto load, tape subsystem. The Model C22 is a low-cost, rack-mountable member of the IBM 3490 Magnetic Tape Subsystem Enhanced Capability family, providing significant performance and cartridge capacity improvements for midrange systems. The 3490E Model C22 is fully compatible with existing 3490E models, using both the Cartridge System Tape and the longer 3490E Enhanced Capacity Cartridge System Tape, and are read-compatible with earlier cartridge formats for ease of migration. The Enhanced Capability format (36-track bi-directional recording), together with standard Improved Data Recording Capability (IDRC) and the higher capacity tape, dramatically increase overall cartridge capacity. This increased capacity and standard Automatic Cartridge Loader (ACL) on the C22 model combine to address the data capacity requirement for unattended backup on mid-range systems. Utilization of ES Connection (ESCON*) Channels provides new possibilities in performance, connectivity, and remote tape operations. This model is supported on AS/400, RS/6000, and ES/9000 systems.

The 3490E-C1A is fully compatible with existing 3490E models, using both the Cartridge System Tape and the longer 3490E Enhanced Capacity Cartridge System Tape, and is read-compatible with earlier cartridge formats for ease of migration. The Enhanced Capability format (36-track bidirectional recording), together with standard Improved Data Recording Capability (IDRC) and the higher capacity tape, dramatically increase overall cartridge capacity. The C1A is specifically designed for use in the 3494 Tape Library Dataserver and cannot be used outside of the tape library. Utilization of ES Connection (ESCON*) Channels provides new possibilities in performance, connectivity, and remote tape operations. This model is supported on AS/400, RS/6000, and ES/9000 systems.

The 3490E-C2A is fully compatible with existing 3490E models, using both the Cartridge System Tape and the longer 3490E Enhanced Capacity Cartridge System Tape, and is read-compatible with earlier cartridge formats for ease of migration. The Enhanced Capability format (36-track bidirectional recording), together with standard Improved Data Recording Capability (IDRC) and the higher capacity tape, dramatically increase overall cartridge capacity. The C2A is specifically designed for use in the 3494 Tape Library Dataserver and cannot be used outside of the tape library. Utilization of ES Connection (ESCON*) Channels provides new possibilities in performance, connectivity, and remote tape operations. This model is supported on AS/400, RS/6000, and ES/9000 systems.

The 3490-D31 is an 18-track, 1 Control Unit, 1-drive, tape subsystem. The Model D31 is a member of the IBM 3490 Magnetic Tape Subsystem, extending the reliability, performance, and operational efficiency of cartridge technology to a broad range of mid-range systems customers. The D31 is a single drive unit with its own integrated control unit and power supply. It is fully compatible with the existing 3480 family. This model has a larger, improved integrated message display to indicate drive status. As with the 3480 A22/B22, the D31 can support a channel data rate of up to 4.5Mb/sec. The optional Automatic Cartridge Loader and the Improved Data Recording Capability features can be installed to enhance system and operational productivity.

The 3490-D32 is an 18-track, 1 Control Unit, 2-drive, tape subsystem. The Model D32 is a member of the IBM 3490 Magnetic Tape Subsystem, extending the reliability, performance, and operational efficiency of cartridge technology to a broad range of mid-range systems customers. The D32 is a two-drive unit with its own integrated control unit and power supply. It is fully compatible with the existing 3480 family. This model has a larger, improved integrated message display to indicate drive status. As with the 3480 A22/B22, the D32 can support a channel data rate of up to 4.5Mb/sec. The optional Automatic Cartridge Loader and the Improved Data Recording Capability features can be installed to enhance system and operational productivity.

The 3490-D41 is a 36-track, 1 Control Unit, 1-drive, tape subsystem. The 3490 Enhanced Capability (3490E) Model D41 is a member of the IBM 3490 Magnetic Tape Subsystem family, providing significant performance and cartridge capacity improvements to mid-range and intermediate customers. The D41 uses the existing cartridge system tape and are read- compatible with earlier cartridge system formats, providing for ease of migration. The Enhanced Capability format (36-track bidirectional recording), together with standard Improved Data Recording Capability (IDRC), significantly increases overall cartridge capacity. This increased capacity and optional Automatic Cartridge Loader (ACL) combine to address the data capacity issues of unattended tape operations. Improved utilization of ES Connection* (ESCON*) Channels provides new possibilities in performance, connectivity, and remote tape operations.

The 3490-D42 is a 36-track, 1 Control Unit, 2-drive, tape subsystem. The 3490 Enhanced Capability (3490E) Model D42 is a member of the IBM 3490 Magnetic Tape Subsystem family, providing significant performance and cartridge capacity improvements to mid-range and intermediate customers. The D42 uses the existing cartridge system tape and are read- compatible with earlier cartridge system formats, providing for ease of migration. The Enhanced Capability format (36-track bidirectional recording), together with standard Improved Data Recording Capability (IDRC), significantly increases overall cartridge capacity. This increased capacity and optional Automatic Cartridge Loader (ACL) combine to address the data capacity issues of unattended tape operations. Improved utilization of ES Connection* (ESCON*) Channels provides new possibilities in performance, connectivity, and remote tape operations.

The 3490-E01 is a table-top version. See the Model E11 for the rack- mounted version. This Enhanced Capability model is a substantially lower priced 3490E tape subsystem designed for the RS/6000* and AS/400*. The 3490E family of tapes are the fastest, most reliable tape systems available from IBM for AS/400 and for RS/6000. It includes a seven cartridge Cartridge Stack Loader, a 16-bit, fast-and-wide, SCSI-Differential Interface, a 3490E tape transport, and an integrated control unit. The maximum effective throughput is up to 6.5MB per second. The seven-cartridge Cartridge Stack Loader provides an automated, unattended backup capacity of up to 16.8 GB with compressible data. Uncompressed, the capacity is up to 5.6 GB. Compression is provided by the 3490E's IDRC data compression hardware.

The 3490-E11 is a rack-mount version. See the Model E01 for the table-top version. This Enhanced Capability model is a substantially lower priced 3490E tape subsystem designed for the RS/6000* and AS/400*. The 3490E family of tapes are the fastest, most reliable tape systems available from IBM for AS/400 and for RS/6000. It includes a seven cartridge Cartridge Stack Loader, a 16-bit, fast-and-wide, SCSI-Differential Interface, a 3490E tape transport, and an integrated control unit. The maximum effective throughput is up to 6.5MB per second. The seven-cartridge Cartridge Stack Loader provides an automated, unattended backup capacity of up to 16.8 GB with compressible data. Uncompressed, the capacity is up to 5.6 GB. Compression is provided by the 3490E's IDRC data compression hardware.

The 3490-F00 is a table-top, low-priced, single drive 3490E designed for the RS/6000* and AS/400* systems. The 3490E family remains a fast and reliable tape system. Included are a 3490E tape transport capable of reading and writing 36-track and 18-track magnetic tape cartridges in compressed or uncompressed mode, a 16-bit, fast/wide, SCSI-2 Differential Interface, and an integrated control unit. The maximum effective throughput is up to 6.8MB per second. Media capacity is 2.4GB in compressed mode, 800MB in uncompressed mode. IDRC data compression is standard.

The 3490-F01 is a desk-side, low-priced 3490E tape library designed for the RS/6000* and AS/400* systems. The 3490E family remains a fast and reliable tape system. Included are a 10-cartridge enclosed autoloader, a 3490E tape transport capable of reading and writing 36-track and 18-track magnetic tape cartridges in uncompressed or compressed mode, a 16-bit, fast/wide, SCSI-2 Differential Interface, and an integrated control unit. The maximum effective throughput is up to 6.8MB per second. The 10-cartridge autoloader provides an automated, unattended backup capacity of up to 24GB in compressed mode, 8GB in uncompressed mode. Media capacity is 2.4GB in compressed mode, 800MB in uncompressed mode. IDRC data compression is standard.

The 3490-F11 is a rack-mounted, low-priced 3490E tape library designed for the RS/6000* and AS/400* systems. The 3490E family remains a fast and reliable tape system. Included are a 10-cartridge enclosed autoloader, a 3490E tape transport capable of reading and writing 36-track and 18-track magnetic tape cartridges in uncompressed or compressed mode, a 16-bit, fast/wide, SCSI-2 Differential Interface, and an integrated control unit. The maximum effective throughput is up to 6.8MB per second. The 10-cartridge autoloader provides an automated, unattended backup capacity of up to 24GB in compressed mode, 8GB in uncompressed mode. Media capacity is 2.4GB in compressed mode, 800MB in uncompressed mode. IDRC data compression is standard.

The 3490-F1A is a 36-track Magnetic Tape Unit component of an IBM 3494 Magstar Tape library. The IBM 3490 Enhanced Capability (3490E) Model F1A offers high-performance, high-reliability 3490 tape cartridge access in the 3494 library at a low cost. Standard features of the Model F1A Tape Drive are 18-track read and 36-track read/write, 3480 and 3490 tape interchange, and Improved Data Recording Capability (IDRC). IDRC provides up to 2.4GB of capacity per tape cartridge.

The 3490E-FC0 is designed to allow rack-mounting of the IBM 3490E Model F11 Magnetic Tape Drives. From one to four Model F11 Tape Drives can be mounted in the FC0 rack. Optional features provide connections for ES/3090 and S/390 systems. Attachment to ES/3090, ES/9000, or S/390 systems can be made with either ESCON or parallel channels. Attachment to AS/400 systems is by the AS/400 Feature 6501, Magnetic Media Subsystem Controller Feature. Attachment to RS/6000 and other open systems is by a SCSI differential adapter.

 

 

3490E Magnetic Tape Subsystem: back to top:

Four models offer improved tape price/performance


*Smaller footprint for deskside placement
*Integrated 10-cartridge autoloader (F01, F11), offering up to 24GB of storage using IDRC data compression
*18- and 36-track reading and writing for AS/400
*Up to 6.8MB/sec. data throughput
*Random access up to 24GB of compacted data using the 10-cartridge Automatic Cartridge Facility
*Simplified tape path for increased reliability
*Table-top (Model F00). desk-side (Model F01), rack mounted models (Model F11) and 3494 models (F1A) are available

3490-F01 3490E Magnetic Tape Subsystem - Floor-standing autoloader

3490-F11 3490E Magnetic Tape Subsystem - Rack-mounted autoloader

3490-F1A 3490 Tape Library Dataserver - Magnetic Tape Subsystem Model F1A

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7205 Model 440 40 GB External Digital Linear Tape Drive: back to top:

*A media capacity of up to 40 GB (80 GB with 2:1 compression) per cartridge, and a sustained data rate of up to 6 MB per second uncompressed, 12 MB per second compressed (using 2:1 compression)
*Attachment to the IBM pSeries and RS/6000® families of workstations and servers via Ultra2/Wide Low Voltage Differential (LVD) SCSI interface
*Supported by AIX® Version 4.3.3, or later, with maintenance package 4330-08
*External, self-powered packaging
*Read and write compatible with DLT8000 and previous DLT formats
*Provides an excellent migration path from ¼-inch, 4mm, or 8mm tape drives

IBM 7205 External Digital Linear Tape Drive
7205-440 IBM 7205 Model 440 External Digital Linear Tape Drive
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Magstar MP (Multi-Purpose) 3570 Tape Subsystem: back to top:

*Functions optimally with IBM AS/400e, RS/6000 and Netfinity servers as well as non-IBM hardware and software systems including HP-UX, NT, and Sun as well as other SCSI-attached systems
*Near on-line, industry-leading access to data - ideal for applications such as network storage management, data warehousing, and digital libraries
*Extra-ordinary performance and reliability resulting from features such as the revolutionary midpoint load design and self-enclosed tape path that minimizes tape load and thread time
*Maximum compressed data rate of 15MB per second
*Up to 20 cartridges for a total of up to 420GB of compressed unattended storage capacity supporting the needs of unattended store operations
*Backed by an industry-leading three-year 24x7 warranty*.

IBM 3570-B00 Magstar Tape Drive Single Drive

The IBM 3570 Model B00 is a drive unit with 1 tape drive, 1 cartridge, a tape drive data rate of 2.2 MB/sec, and is a stand-alone unit.


IBM 3570-B01 Magstar Tape Library Single Drive


The IBM 3570 Model B01 is a library subsystem with 1 tape drive, 20 cartridges, a tape drive data rate of 2.2 MB/sec, and is a stand-alone unit.


IBM 3570-B02 Magstar Tape Drive Dual Drive


The IBM 3570 Model B02 is a library subsystem with 2 tape drives, 20 cartridges, a tape drive data rate of 2.2 MB/sec, and is a stand-alone unit.


IBM 3570-B11 Magstar Tape Library Single Drive Rackmount


The IBM 3570 Model B11 is a library subsystem with 1 tape drive, 20 cartridges, a tape drive data rate of 2.2 MB/sec, and is a rack-mount unit.


IBM 3570-B12 Magstar Tape Library Dual Drives Rackmount


The IBM 3570 Model B12 is a library subsystem with 2 tape drives, 20 cartridges, a tape drive data rate of 2.2 MB/sec, and is a rack-mount unit.



3570-C00 3570 Magstar MP Tape Subsystem - Drive Unit

3570-C01 3570 Magstar MP Tape Subsytem - Library System, one-drive, stand-alone

3570-C02 3570 Magstar MP Tape Subsystem - Library System, two-drive, stand-alone

3570-C11 3570 Magstar MP Tape Subsystem - Library System, one-drive, rack-mounted

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7206 External 4mm Tape Drive: back to top:

*Excellent streaming tape drive for save, restore, and archiving functions
*4mm cartridge tape drive for the IBM RS/6000 family of workstations and servers
*Migration and interchange path from other 4mm tape drives
*Reliability and industry-leading performance provide a very cost-effective data protection solution
*Three models available offering a wide range of performance and capacity
*One-year limited warranty*, IBM on-site repair
*The new IBM Rack Mounted Shelf Kit, Feature Code 8723, allows you to easily and cleanly install your IBM 7206 Models 110 and 220 inside a standard IBM pSeries or RS/6000 19-inch rack. Call for details.


Model 110 Model 220
Technology DDS-3 DDS-4
Cartridge Capacity (native/compressed) 12GB / 24GB 20GB / 40GB
Data Transfer Rate per second (native/compressed) 1.1MB / 2.2MB 3.0MB / 6.0MB
Read/Write compatibility DDS, DDS-2, DDS-3 DDS-2, DDS-3, DDS-4
Interface SCSI-2 LVD/SE



IBM 7206 External 4mm Tape Drive
7206-110 External 4mm Tape Drive
12GB to 24GB data storage capacity
1MB/sec to 2.2MB/sec data transfer rate

7206-220 IBM 7206 Model 220 External 4mmTape Drive back to top:

7207 1/4" QIC Cartridge Tape Drive: back to top:

Affordable backup, archival storage, and data interchange for your RS/6000 or AS/400 environments.

The IBM 7207 Model 122 quarter inch cartridge (QIC) tape drive provides an entry-level device which offers up to 4GB capacity per cartridge and a data transfer rate of up to 380 KB/second. With 2:1 compression,the tape drive reaches up to 8GB and a data transfer rate of up to 760KB/sec. The 7207 Model 122 is now supported on AS/400 systems as well as RS/6000 systems.

*Entry-level, external, self-powered tape drive
*Newer models are backward compatible with earlier formats making the 7207 an excellent solution for customers migrating from older 1/4" and 4mm tape formats
*Offers 4 and 13GB native cartridge capacity and 8 and 26GB capacity with compression
*One-year limited warranty*; IBM onsite repair (IOR)
*The new IBM Rack Mounted Shelf Kit, Feature Code 8723, allows you to easily and cleanly install your IBM 7207 Model 122 inside a standard IBM pSeries or RS/6000 19-inch rack.

IBM 7207 External QIC Tape Drive
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IBM 7208-002, 2.3 GB External 8mm Tape Drive

The IBM 7208-002 is a 2.3-GB external 8-mm tape drive. It provides additional function and enhancement capabilities to the Application System/400* (AS/400*) B, C, D, E, and F except D02 and E02 via the Removable Media Device Attachment feature (#2621). Alternate IPL is not supported on 9402-D04 and D06 and 9404 B, C, D10, and D20 models. Attachment to AS/400* 9406 B models is via Magnetic Storage Device feature (#2611) using RPQ 841990 and OS/400* Version 2 Release 2. Alternate IPL is not supported on 9406 B models.

IBM 7208-012, 5.0 GB External 8mm Tape Drive

The IBM 7208-012 is a 5.0-GB External 8-mm tape drive. Model 012 features a media capacity of 5.0 GB per cartridge and a sustained data transfer rate of 500 KB per second. The 7208 Model 012 features data compression hardware using an adaptation of IBM's IDRC algorithm which provides an effective capacity of up to 10 GB typical per cartridge and an effective data transfer rate of 1 MB per second typical, depending on the type of data transferred.

IBM 7208-222, 7 GB External 8mm Tape Drive

The IBM 7208 External 8-mm Tape Drive Model 222 is a stand-alone, 8-mm cartridge tape drive with a capacity of up to 7GB per cartridge. The 7208 model 222 supports the 160-meter data cartridge. The 160-meter data cartridge is not supported in 7208 models 002, 012, and 232. The 7208-222 is available in two colors.

IBM 7208-232, 5 GB Extermal 8mm Dual Tape Drive

The 7208-232 provides one 8-mm tape drive (#0501) or dual drives (#0502) within a single enclosure. Model 232 emulates the IBM 7208-012 Tape Drive by providing high functionality and high capability for AS/400 models. Each individual drive in the dual-drive 7208-232 acts as a single 7208-012; the single-drive 7208-232 is used in conjunction with an existing 7208-012. The 7208-232 is read/write compatible with IBM 7208 models 002 and 012. The 7208-232 incorporates a 16-character display and a 2-button panel. An integrated label-printer port is included.

IBM 7208-234, 7 GB External 8mm Dual Tape Drive

The IBM 7208-234 is a high-function, high-capacity, external 8mm tape subsystem used in applications requiring more single tape cartridge and total storage capacity than is available with the IBM 7208 Model 232 tape subsystem. The 7208-234 provides two 8mm tape drives within a single enclosure.

IBM 7208-342, 20GB External 8mm Tape Drive

The IBM 7208 Model 342 20GB External 8mm Tape Drive is a stand-alone, SCSI, 8mm streaming tape drive packaged in a black enclosure that attaches to the AS/400 family of servers and systems. It provides a media capacity of 20 GB (40 GB with 2:1 compression) data storage per cartridge and a sustained data rate of 3.0 MB per second (6.0 MB per second with 2:1 compression). This is four times the capacity and six times the data rate of the IBM 7208 Model 012. The 7208 Model 342 features data compression hardware using an adaptation of IBM's Improved Data Recording Capability (IDRC) algorithm.

7208 Model 345 8mm Mammoth-2 Tape Drive: back to top:

*The IBM TotalStorage 7208 model 345 is an external storage device for pSeries, RS/6000, iSeries, and AS/400 systems
*Offers 4X the data transfer rate and 3X the cartridge capacity of the older 7208-341and 7208-342 Mammoth tape drives at a lower price
*Provides up to 150 GB of storage using new Mammoth-2 (M2) technology and 2.5:1 compression
*Features increased performance over Mammoth-1 with sustained compressed data transfer rates up to 108 GB/hour
*Backward read/write compatible with earlier Mammoth-1 AME media
*Includes self-cleaning functions with SmartClean technology designed to improve date integrity
*Utilizes IBM certified 8mm Mammoth-2 data cartridges with IBM's lifetime limited warranty*
*Each 7208 ships with power cord, SCSI cable, SCSI terminator, one 225m AME data cartridge (60/150 GB native/compressed capacity), one cleaning cartridge, one test cartridge and an installation and operation manual
*IBM On-Site Repair, One Year, 7 X 24 Warranty
*The new IBM Rack Mounted Shelf Kit, Feature Code 8723, allows you to easily and cleanly install your IBM 7208 Model 345 inside a standard IBM pSeries or RS/6000 19-inch rack.

IBM 7208 Model 345 External 8mm Tape Drive
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7208 Model 341 Mammoth-1 Tape Drive: back to top:

*External stand-alone streaming tape drive with a data storage capacity of up to 20GB (40GB compressed) and a data transfer rate of up to 3.0MB/sec (6.0MB/sec compressed)
*Attaches via industry-standard SCSI-2 (68-pin)
IBM certified 8mm data cartridges with IBM's lifetime limited warranty*
*Reads and writes to new 170 meter 8mm Mammoth Advanced Metal Evaporated (AME) data cartridges and reads other 7.0GB, 5.0GB, or 2.3GB 8mm Metal Particle tape cartridges
*One year limited warranty*; IBM onsite repair (IOR)
Note: Customers requiring enhanced performance should consider the IBM 7208 Model 345 Mammoth-2 Tape Drive
*The new IBM Rack Mounted Shelf Kit, Feature Code 8723, allows you to easily and cleanly install your IBM 7208 Model 341 inside a standard IBM pSeries or RS/6000 19-inch rack. Call for details.

7208341Q9130 7208 Model 341 with FC 9130, SCSI-2 1.5m Differential Fast/Wide Cable

7208341Q9131 7208 Model 341 with FC 9131, SCSI 0.6m Device-to-Device Cable

7208341Q9143 7208 Model 341 with FC 9143, SCSI-2 2.5m Differential Fast/Wide PCI Bus Cable

7208341Q9159 7208 Model 341 with FC 9159, SCSI-2 1.0m Differential Cable back to top:

 

 

 

 

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