Manufacturer’s Description

The HP StorageWorks DAT 72 USB tape drive provides an optimum balance of dependable backup capacity and low cost of ownership for small and medium businesses, remote offices and workgroups. The DAT 72 delivers a capacity of 72 GB on a single data cartridge and a transfer rate of 23 GB/hr (assuming a 2:1 compression ratio) and the USB 2.0 interface provides plug-and-play connectivity, enabling backup to be initiated from straight out of the box in less than 60 seconds.

The Specs

System Type PC
Tape Format Tape - 4mm DAT/DDS
Internal/External External
Interface Type USB
Warranty Information 3 Year Limited Warranty
Additional Specifications
Frequency Band Burst Transfer Rate: 6 MB/s (asynchronous), 40 MB/s (synchronous)Rewind Time: 120 s (end to end)Rewind Tape Speed: 1.41 m/sData Compression: Lempel-Ziv (DCLZ)Error Detection/Correction: Reed-SolomonData Encoding Method: Partial Response Maximum Likelihood (PRML)
Maximum Compressed Data Transfer Rate 6 MBps
Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate 3 MBps
Parent Retsku B00329OCW8
Temperature -40F (-40C) to 158F (70C) Storage
Data Error Rate 1 / 10^-17 bits Read Uncorrected
Media Change Time 15 Second Unload Average
Humidity 5 to 95% Relative Humidity Storage
Recording Method Helical Scan
Cable Connectors USB
Access Time 1.13 Minute Data
Native Storage Capacity 36 GB
Shipping Weight 6.39 lb
Product Line StorageWorks
Power Consumption 7.10 W Average
Compressed Storage Capacity 72 GB
Brand Name HP
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