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Sony 280GB/728GB AIT Desktop Autoloader LIB-D81/A1 Tape drive library (LIB-D81/A1 )

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Like all Sony AIT autoloaders, the new desktop models have backward read/write compatibility with all previous generations of AIT cartridges.
  • MacMall Part #: 213230 
  • Manufacturer Part #: LIB-D81/A1  
  • UPC: 027242633766 
  • Platform: Universal 

Sony Electronics is helping small businesses automate their backup processes with a family of convenient Advanced Intelligent Tape (AIT) desktop autoloaders. The sleek StorStation autoloaders are the latest in a line of small business storage solutions intended to make regular backup a reality in small offices and corporate departments.

One AIT drive and eight tape cartridge slots are housed in the LIB-D81 to store more than a week's worth of high-capacity backup without daily manual tape changes. The tapes can be easily loaded and unloaded through the front door, and collectively feature native capacities from 280 to 800 GB.

At just eight inches high, the autoloader is only slightly larger than a standalone drive, allowing for simple placement on a desktop or atop a server. It incorporates a user-friendly front panel with a message display and diagnostic lights to make backup easy even for those without IT training. Like all Sony AIT autoloaders, the new desktop models have backward read/write compatibility with all previous generations of AIT cartridges.

Sony LIB-D81/A1 autoloader incorporates one AIT-1 drive and eight cartridge slots. It features native capacity of up to 280 GB (728 GB compressed) and native transfer rate of up to 4 MB/second native (10 MB/sec compressed).

– Cable:
– Connectivity Details Form Factor: External
– Connectivity Details Included Qty: 1
– Connectivity Details Type: SCSI terminator
– Connector Type: 68 pin HD D-Sub (HD-68)
– Interface (Storage): Ultra Wide SCSI
– Purpose Location (Storage): Input
– Qty: 1

Storage Removable:
– Cache Buffer Size: 10 MB
– Compressed Capacity: 91 GB
– Data Transfer Rate: 4 MBps
– Data Transfer Rate (Compressed): 10.4 MBps
– Enclosure Type: External
– Interface Type: SCSI
– Media Changer Capacity: 8
– Media Type: AIT
– Native Capacity: 35 GB
– Recording Standard: AIT-1
– SCSI Signaling Type: LVD/SE
– Type: AIT

Technical Specs

Tape Type AIT
Native Capacity 35 GB
Compressed Capacity 91 GB
Interface type SCSI
Form factor external
Backup Rate 4 MB/sec
Manufacturer Information
Parts Warranty 3 years
Labor Warranty 3 years
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