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Sony AIT-2 Turbo external drive AIT 80GB tape drive

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AIT-2 Turbo external drive
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Tape drives are a cost-effective solution for backing up all your important data when high speed is not required.
tape drives
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Long product name Sony AIT-2 Turbo external drive AIT 80GB tape drive :
The short editorial description of Sony AIT-2 Turbo external drive AIT 80GB tape drive

AITe200SBK - AIT-2 Turbo external drive, SCSI, black

Sony AIT-2 Turbo external drive AIT 80GB tape drive:
The official marketing text of Sony AIT-2 Turbo external drive AIT 80GB tape drive as supplied by the manufacturer
AIT-2 Turbo tape drives provide easier connectivity, higher performance, higher capacity and higher reliability than DAT72 drives or DLT-VS160 drives. The drives are available as internal SATA, ATAPI or SCSI or external SCSI versions.
With up to 2 times the capacity and 4 times the speed as DAT72, AIT-2 Turbo tape drives are a cost effective alternative. They also offers 50% more speed performance than DLT-VS160 drives at lower cost. The AIT - 2 Turbo has the highest reliability through AME media and a dustproof bezel design. It also uses a low cost AIT-2 Turbo media.

Suitable for:
- HP ProLiant server environments
Tested and certified with HP ProLiant servers and bundled with HP mounting rails. Better backup solution for HP ProLiant servers than standard backup drives.
- HP Proliant, IBM, Dell, Fujitsu Siemens server environments
Tested and certified with those servers for easy integration of additional back-up drives.
Short summary description Sony AIT-2 Turbo external drive AIT 80GB tape drive:
This short summary of the Sony AIT-2 Turbo external drive AIT 80GB tape drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Sony AIT-2 Turbo external drive, AIT, 2:1, External SCSI, 300000 h, 80 GB, 208 GB
Long summary description Sony AIT-2 Turbo external drive AIT 80GB tape drive :

Sony AIT-2 Turbo external drive. Type: AIT, Compression ratio: 2:1, Interface: External SCSI. Native capacity: 80 GB, Compressed capacity: 208 GB. Burst transfer rate: 40 MB/s, Sustained data transfer rate (native): 12 MB/s. Power consumption (typical): 20 W. Weight: 2.4 kg

This is an auto-generated long summary of Sony AIT-2 Turbo external drive AIT 80GB tape drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Type *
Characteristics of the device.
Compression ratio *
The ratio between the uncompressed file size and compressed size. Thus a representation that compresses a 10MB file to 2MB has a compression ratio of 10/2 = 5, often notated as an explicit ratio, 5:1 (read "five" to "one"), or as an implicit ratio, 5/1.
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
External SCSI
Mean time between failures (MTBF)
Statistical model used to indicate product/mechanism reliability; expressed in hours and percentage of duty cycle. This number (in hours) does not indicate the mean time before failure for a single unit/mechanism.
300000 h
Native capacity *
Actual medium capacity without applying compression.
80 GB
Compressed capacity *
The maximum storage capacity of a storage medium when applying data compression. Usually measured in bytes e.g. gigabytes (GB). Sometimes the conditions are mentioned for reaching the maximum capacity mentioned, like tape length, the number of storage units, or the type of storage equipment/medium.
208 GB
Data transmission
Burst transfer rate
40 MB/s
Sustained data transfer rate (native)
12 MB/s
Internal *
The product is built in.
Power consumption (typical)
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
20 W
Operational conditions
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
30 - 80%
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
10 - 35 °C
Weight & dimensions
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
2.4 kg
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
198 x 246 x 64.5 mm
Data compression
ALDC (Adaptive Lossless Data Compression)