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Product Code: DW026A

  • Product Description
Protect your small or medium-sized business, remote office or workgroup with HP StorageWorks DAT Tape Drives offering the ability to store up to 320 GB of compressed data on a single cartridge at speeds of up to 86 GB/hr (assuming 2:1 data compression). Low ongoing cost of ownership is provided through low-cost, durable DAT media and backward compatibility which delivers a seamless upgrade path from older drives. HP DAT Tape Drives are available in several capacity points, 320 GB, 160 GB, 72 GB, 40 GB and interface types, SCSI, SAS and USB, making them compatible with virtually any server environment. DAT Tape Drives come complete with data and cleaning cartridge, HP Data Protector Express Software Basic backup and recovery software (for a single Windows, Linux or NetWare server), and HP StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools.

Technical Specifications

Colour of product Black
I/O ports USB standard series B receptacle
Interface USB
Data transmission
Sustained data transfer rate (native) (MB/s) 3.2
Seek time (s) 68
Sustained data transfer rate (compressed) (MB/s) 6.4
Data transfer rate (Gbit/s) 21.6
Mean time between failures (MTBF) (h) 125.000
Environmental conditions
Storage relative humidity range (%) 5 - 95
Operating temperature range (T-T) (°C) 5 - 40
Operating relative humidity range (%) 20 - 80
Storage temperature range (T-T) (°C) -40 - 70
Drive device, buffer size (MB) 8
Packaging data
Package dimensions (WxDxH) (mm) 235 x 240 x 240
Package weight (g) 1440
Storage media
Native capacity (GB) 36
Compressed capacity (GB) 72
System requirements
Compatible operating systems Microsoft Windows, Linux
Technical details
Upgrade type HP StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools (L&TT) enables firmware downloads
Internal Y
Hot-Plug support Y
WORM capability N
Compression ratio 2:1
Host interface USB 2.0
Mounting External and Internal for rack-mount solutions
Logical recording format DAT 72, DDS-4, DDS-3
One button disaster recovery Y
Device type DDS format DAT Gen-5
Type DAT
Undetected error rate 1 x 10(17) bits read
Recording technology DAT 72
Weight & dimensions
Form factor 5.25"
Dimensions (WxDxH) (mm) 145 x 155 x 40
Weight (g) 950