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Freecom TapeWare DLT -VS80es DLT 40GB tape drive

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TapeWare DLT
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TapeWare DLT-VS80es
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Tape drives are a cost-effective solution for backing up all your important data when high speed is not required.
tape drives
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Included since: 15 Jul 2005
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Warranty: 3 years express exchange warranty
Long product name Freecom TapeWare DLT -VS80es DLT 40GB tape drive :
The short editorial description of Freecom TapeWare DLT -VS80es DLT 40GB tape drive

TapeWare DLT-VS80es External 40-80GB, Beige

Freecom TapeWare DLT -VS80es DLT 40GB tape drive:
The official marketing text of Freecom TapeWare DLT -VS80es DLT 40GB tape drive as supplied by the manufacturer
Key features:
- Up to 80 GB capacity with hardware data compression on a single cartridge.
- Up to 6 MB/sec. data transfer rate.
- 80 GB backup in less than 4 hours.
- Compact 5,25 inch half height form factor.
- Read compatible with DLT1 and DLT4000.
- Uses standard DLTtape IV media.
- Internal and external solution.
- TapeAlertTM monitors drive and cartridge to warn in case of problems.
- 200.000 hrs MTBF at a 100% duty cycle.
- Support of nearly all operating Systems and platforms.
Short summary description Freecom TapeWare DLT -VS80es DLT 40GB tape drive:
This short summary of the Freecom TapeWare DLT -VS80es DLT 40GB tape drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Freecom TapeWare DLT TapeWare DLT-VS80es, DLT, 2:1, DLT, Ultra SCSI-2 LVD, 200000 h, Windows NT Red Hat Linux Novell NetWare 4.2/5.0 HP-UX 10.20, 11i Solaris 8
Long summary description Freecom TapeWare DLT -VS80es DLT 40GB tape drive :

Freecom TapeWare DLT-VS80es, TapeWare DLT. Type: DLT, Compression ratio: 2:1, Logical recording format: DLT. Native capacity: 40 GB, Compressed capacity: 80 GB. Burst transfer rate: 20 MB/s, Supported data transfer rates: 3 - 6 MB/s. Colour of product: Beige. Power requirements: 5V; 1.6A, Power consumption (typical): 25 W

This is an auto-generated long summary of Freecom TapeWare DLT -VS80es DLT 40GB tape drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Type *
Characteristics of the device.
Compression ratio *
The ratio between the uncompressed file size and compressed size. Thus a representation that compresses a 10MB file to 2MB has a compression ratio of 10/2 = 5, often notated as an explicit ratio, 5:1 (read "five" to "one"), or as an implicit ratio, 5/1.
Logical recording format
Logical recording format type.
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
Ultra SCSI-2 LVD
Mean time between failures (MTBF)
Statistical model used to indicate product/mechanism reliability; expressed in hours and percentage of duty cycle. This number (in hours) does not indicate the mean time before failure for a single unit/mechanism.
200000 h
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows NT Red Hat Linux Novell NetWare 4.2/5.0 HP-UX 10.20, 11i Solaris 8
Native capacity *
Actual medium capacity without applying compression.
40 GB
Compressed capacity *
The maximum storage capacity of a storage medium when applying data compression. Usually measured in bytes e.g. gigabytes (GB). Sometimes the conditions are mentioned for reaching the maximum capacity mentioned, like tape length, the number of storage units, or the type of storage equipment/medium.
80 GB
Data transmission
Burst transfer rate
20 MB/s
Supported data transfer rates
Rates at which data can be transferred. May vary according to network configurations.
3 - 6 MB/s
Internal *
The product is built in.
Form factor
The shape or design of the product.
Colour of product
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Power requirements
5V; 1.6A
Power consumption (typical)
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
25 W
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
10 - 40 °C
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-40 - 66 °C
Weight & dimensions
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
3.5 kg
Packaging content
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
TapeWare XE
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
310 x 115 x 197 mm
Device write media compatibility
Recordable media compatible with this device, expressed as types and applicable characteristics.
Device read media compatibility
Media compatible with this device for reading only; expressed as types and applicable characteristics
DLT4000, DLT1, DLT-VS80