Manufacturer’s Description

Step up to Sony AIT Tape Drives. A natural growth path for DDS users. Step-up and migrate to Sony Advanced Intelligent Tape (AIT) based data protection solutions. The AIT family now features AIT-3 drives with up to five times the capacity of Sony's DDS-4 tape solutions. Planning to replace DDS Sony's AIT is a natural choice.

The Specs

General
System Type PC (Intel x86 Compatible)
Form Factor Width (Not Specified)
Form Factor Height Half-Height
Tape Format Tape - 8mm
Internal/External Internal
Interface Type Wide Ultra SCSI
URL http://ccpgprod.sel.sony.com/ccpg/ccpg_eusub_modelsub?model_id=SDX-500C/TB
Warranty Information Limited|"Limited"
Additional Specifications
Disk Capacity (Compressed) 100 GB
Manufacturer Sku SDX-500C/TB
Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate 6 MBps
Native Storage Capacity 50 GB
Interface Connection SCSI Internal - 68 pin High-Density (MD-68)
Altitude 9840 ft Maximum Operating
Weight 1 lbs
Drive Interface SCSI
Width 4 in
UPC (Not Specified)
Vibration Tolerance 0.3 Gs @ RMS 5 to 500 Hz Swept
Base Warranty 3 Years (36 Months)
Technical Support Phone Number 800-326-9551
Labor Warranty (Not Applicable)
Media Change Time 10 Second
Humidity 20 to 80% Operating
Height 1.62 in
Recording Method Helical Scan
Product Family (Not Applicable)
Class Floppy/Tape Drive
Technical Support URL http://www.sel.sony.com/SEL/service/
Brand Name Sony
Software Included Veritasr Backup Exec Single / Multi-Server Solution Software (60 day live trial)
Case Pack Quantity 1
Frequency Band 130 GB capacity and 12.0 MB/s sustained data transfer rate (with 2.6:1 compression)Fast media loading (Less than 10 s) and file access (27 s)High reliability with MTBF of 300,000 POH (100% duty cycle), head life of 50,000 hours, and media uses of 30,000 end-to-end passesEfficient data management with Memory In Cassette (MIC) Features: High capacity, high performance:Sony AIT-2 tape drives deliver up to 130 GB capacity (with 2.6:1 compression) in a compact, 8mm data cartridge. Helical scan technology increases data recording density, while offering fast data transfer rates of up to 12.0 MB/s Solution Kit includes Live Trial Software:Sony Trial Bundle models come ready to integrate into your network with a 60 day live trial version of Veritasr Backup Exec for Windows NTr/2000 and Backup Exec for Novellr NetWarer. This trial software offers both single and multi-server solutions, and may be purchased after a 60 day free live trial evaluation Backward Compatibility:Sony AIT-2 tape drives are fully read and write compatible with both AIT-2 media, 36 GB and 50 GB data cartridges, and AIT-1 media, 25 GB and 35 GB data cartridges. Backward compatibility helps protect your investment in the valuable data you already have stored on AIT-1 data cartridges, while delivering the increased capacity and performance of AIT-2 technology Fast access to data with MIC:The unique Memory-In-Cassette feature of Sony AIT drives, with 64 kbits of built-in memory, speeds access to data, providing fast loading (less than 10 s) and quick file access (27 s) High reliability: Sony AIT tape drives incorporate a redesigned head geometry, reducing head/tape pressure and delivering up to 50,000 hours of head life. The built-in Super Head CleanerT mechanism results in an industry leading MTBF rating of 300,000 POH (100% duty cycle) Included Accessories:Blank Media: 230 m AIT-2 data cartridgeInterface Cable: 30-inch 68-pin to 68-pin male SCSI cableInstalled Bezel: 3.5-inch bezel (pre-installed)Optional Bezel: 5.25-inch bezel and bracketsSoftware: Veritasr trial softwareDocumentation: Quick Start cardDocumentation: User manual
normalized-Weight 16 oz
Drive Height 1/3H
Data Error Rate > 10^17
Depth 6.1 in
Manufacturer Retail Type (Not Specified)
Drive Width 3.50"
Disk Capacity (Uncompressed) 50 GB
Language Localization (Not Specified)
Shipping Weight 3.24 lb
Geographic Localization (Not Specified)
Manufacturer Description Live Trial AIT-2
Parts Warranty (Not Applicable)
Compressed Storage Capacity 100 GB
Host Transfer Rate 6 MB/sec
Maximum Compressed Data Transfer Rate 12 MBps
Description 50GB/100GB Wide Ultra SCSI 8mm
Operating System Microsoft Windows 2000|Microsoft Windows 95|Microsoft Windows 98|Microsoft Windows NT 4.0|UNIX|Sun Solaris 2.5|Sun Solaris 2.6|AIX
Product Line Series Model (Not Applicable)
Shock Tolerance 5 Gs @ 3 ms Half Sine Wave
SKU SDX500CTB
Temperature -40F (-40C) to 158F (70C) Non-operating
Access Time 27 Second Average
Media Durability 30000 Passes
Category 8mm Tape
normalized-Height 41.148
Power Consumption 12 W Average
Vendor SNY
Bays Required 1 x 3.5" 1/3H Internal
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