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Protect your small or medium sized business with the highest DAT backup capacity and performance available in a 160GB tape drive with USB 2.0 plug-and-play connectivity.
  • MacMall Part #: 7278073 
  • Manufacturer Part #: Q1573SB 
  • UPC: 0743172565297 
  • Platform: PC 

Protect your small or medium sized business, remote office or workgroup with the HP StorageWorks DAT 160 SCSI Tape Drive offering the highest capacity and performance with the ability to store up to 160GB of compressed data on a single cartridge at speeds of up to 50GB/hr (assuming 2:1 data compression).

Low ongoing cost of ownership is provided through low-cost, durable DAT media and a two generation backward compatibility with DAT 72 and DAT 40 which delivers a seamless upgrade path from older drives.

The DAT 160 SCSI Tape Drive is available with SCSI connectivity in a choice of models including internal (which also fits in the 1U and 3U rack-mount kit), external, and array module (which fits into the HP StorageWorks Tape Array 5300) making it compatible with virtually any server environment.

It comes complete with data and cleaning cartridge, HP StorageWorks Data Protector Express Software Single Server Edition and its Bare Metal Disaster Recovery option (for single Windows, Linux or NetWare servers), and HP StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools (our comprehensive suite of tape drive management utilities). The HP extensive testing program also verifies that HP DAT drives are compatible with a wide range of servers, operating systems and backup software.

HP DAT drives have a track record of reliability. The largest installed base of any tape technology means that small and medium sized business customers can have dependable backup and restore.

Features & Benefits
  • Highest capacity and performance value in a DAT Tape Drive: HP StorageWorks DAT 160 SCSI Tape Drive protects your small or medium business with the highest DAT backup capacity available in a 160GB tape drive. It stores up to 160GB on a single cartridge, while backing up to 50GB/hr or one cartridge in 3 hours.

  • Cost effective, economical backup: Low-cost is driven by low-cost durable DAT media, and ongoing low-cost of ownership.

  • Investment protection with reliable industry standard DDS technology: As the most popular backup technology of all time, DAT provides investment protection through a proven track record of reliability and with two generation backwards compatibility with DAT 40 and DAT 72.

  • Native SCSI interface: Native SCSI Ultra 160 for legacy SCSI systems.

  • Small, half-height form factor and choice of models: Flexibility to suit most environments, available as external or internal models to fit servers, workstations, and rack-mount kits. SCSI or USB 2.0 interfaces for universal plug and play.

  • Broad compatibility with a wide range of servers, operating systems, and backup software: Suits almost every operating environment.

  • HP One Button Disaster Recovery (OBDR): Restores your entire ProLiant system at the touch of a button without the need for system disks or software CDs.

  • HP StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools: Helps make installation, management, and troubleshooting simple.

  • Complete solution with media and fully functional software in the box: Provides a complete, easy-to-use backup solution that includes DAT 160 media, cleaning cartridge, and HP StorageWorks Data Protector Express Software Single Server Edition, to allow users to protect their data without any additional purchases.

Technical Specs

Device Type Tape drive - DAT
Recording Standard DAT-160
Enclosure Type Internal
Interface Type SCSI LVD
Width 5.7 in
Depth 7 in
Height 1.6 in
Weight 2.6 lbs
Storage Removable
Type DAT - 5.25" x 1/2H
Capacity 80 GB (native) / 160 GB (compressed)
Supported Tape Cartridges (Read and Write) DDS-4, DAT-72, DAT-160
Recording Standard DAT 160
Data Transfer Rate (native) 6.9 MBps
Data Transfer Rate (compressed) 13.8 MBps ( 49.3 GBph )
Average Seek / Access Time 50 sec
Buffer Size 16 MB
Expansion / Connectivity
Interfaces 1 x Ultra160 SCSI LVD - 68 pin HD D-Sub (HD-68)
Compatible Bays 1 x front accessible - 5.25" x 1/2H
Media Included Qty 1
Included Accessories Cleaning cartridge
MTBF 125,000 hour(s)
Compatible with Windows 7 "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
Compliant Standards TUV, VCCI, C-Tick, BSMI, EN 60950, RRL, IEC 60950, CISPR 22, CSA 22.2 No. 60950, FCC
Manufacturer Selling Program HP Smart Buy
Software / System Requirements
Software Included HP StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools, HP StorageWorks Data Protector Express Single Server
OS Required IBM AIX, SunSoft Solaris, HP-UX, Novell NetWare, Linux, Microsoft Windows, HP Tru64 UNIX
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature 41 °F
Max Operating Temperature 104 °F
Humidity Range Operating 20 - 80%
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