Manufacturer’s Description

The HP StorageWorks DAT 40 tape drive is an entry level, dependable solution for small to medium server storage backup needs as well as enterprise networks. With its economical price, the DAT 40 Tape Drive provides outstanding value to customers in a wide range of organizations and networks. It is part of a long line of DDS products which continue to offer an excellent solution for storing data. The DAT 40 can store up to 40 GB of compressed information at an enhanced rate of 6 MB/sec making it the ideal product for storage-aware companies. With its low price, the DAT 40 offers a low cost of ownership. The DAT 40 has backwards compatibility with previous DDS technologies, making it a cost-effective solution to businesses protecting their previous investment. Additionally, the DAT 40 comes with HP's unique One Button Disaster Recovery (OBDR) providing customers the ability to restore their systems quickly and effortlessly with the touch of a single button, eliminating the need for backup disks and software. Other features include the TapeAlert for monitoring the tape drive and media and the HP StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools (L&TT) for troubleshooting. It is compatible with leading operating systems, servers, and backup software.

The Specs

Additional Specifications
Parts Warranty (Not Applicable)
Labor Warranty (Not Applicable)
Cable Connectors SCSI
UPC (Not Specified)
normalized-Height 40.64
Media Change Time 15 SecondAverage
Geographic Localization (Not Specified)
Operating System (Not Specified)
Maximum Compressed Data Transfer Rate 6 MBps
Drive Interface SCSI
Technical Support URL
Technical Support Phone Number 800-752-0900
Product Family Trade-Ready DDS
Weight 2.2 lbs
Interface Connection SCSI Internal - 50 pin Low Density
Manufacturer Description SureStore DLT40
Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate 3 MBps
Manufacturer Retail Type (Not Specified)
Class Floppy/Tape Drive
Input Current 500 mA5 V DC Typical
Temperature -40F (-40C) to 158F (70C) Shipping
Category 4mm Tape
Description Trade-Ready DDS 40 GB 20GB/40GB Fast SCSI DLT
normalized-Weight 35.2 oz
Drive Width 3.50"
Depth 6.6 in
Drive Height 1/2H
Recording Method Helical Scan
Access Time 50 Second Average Search
Humidity 5 to 95% Non-condensing Relative Humidity Shipping
Compressed Storage Capacity 40 GB
Height 1.6 in
Width 5.8 in
Bays Required 1 x 3.5" 1/2H Front Accessible
Disk Capacity (Compressed) 40 GB
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Manufacturer Sku C5685C
Vendor HEW
Brand Name HP
Product Line Series Model 40 GB
Base Warranty 2 Years (24 Months)
Case Pack Quantity 1
Host Transfer Rate 3 MB/sec
Shipping Weight 2.90 lb
Native Storage Capacity 20 GB
Language Localization (Not Specified)
SKU C5685C
Power Consumption 7.30 W Average
Product Line StorageWorks
Disk Capacity (Uncompressed) 20 GB
Warranty Information Express Exchange
Internal/External Internal
Form Factor Height Half-Height
Tape Format Tape - Digital Linear Tape (DLT)
System Type PC (Intel x86 Compatible)
Form Factor Width 5.25"
Interface Type Fast SCSI
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