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From: Tape

Sony developed transport designed initially for home video market.
Exabyte has U.S. rights with Kubota qualifying as a second source when
needed.

EXB 8200 model holds 2.3 Gigabytes per tape at 220 KB/sec

EXB 8500 model holds 5 Gigabytes per tape at 500 KB/sec

Search speeds of the 8200 is dismal, but is significantly improved in
later models.  Compression and half-height (standard is full-height
5.25-inch) features are also available.

See http://www.exabyte.com for more info.


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