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Exabyte 8505XL 8mm Tape Drive

/exabyte_8505xl_8mm_tape_driveExabyte’s flagship product, 8505XL, provides the latest in 8mm tape drive capacity, performance and reliability while protecting end-user hardware and data cartridge investments.

The Exabyte 8505XL maintains full read and write interchange ability with the original, popular 8mm tape drives. Accurate data compression is assured through the industry-leading Compression Integrity Check . This feature typically doubles the native capacity and transfer rate of the drive.

Exabyte 8505XL Specifications
Capacity 14 GB (EXATAPETM 160mXL)*
7 GB uncompressed
Data transfer rate 60 MB/min.*
30 MB/min. uncompressed
Recording method 8mm helical scan
Compression method IDRC
Device reliability 160,000 hours MTBF
16,000 hours head life
Interface SCSI-1 and SCSI-2
Power requirements, internal 15 watts typical
Power, external Independent auto-switching
100 to 240 VAC
Form factor, internal 5.25-inch half-high
Dimensions, external 3 in. (h) x 9 in. (w) x 11 in. (d)
 (7.6 cm x 22.9 cm x 27.9 cm)
Weight, internal 2.6 lbs. (1.2 kg)
Weight, external 8 lbs. (3.6 kg)
Media EXATAPETM 160mXL or 112m
Exabyte Premium Cleaning cartridge
Warranty Standard 2-year warranty
* Assumes 2:1 compression ratio. Actual results vary dependent upon data types.
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