Search the FAQ Archives

3 - A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M
N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z
faqs.org - Internet FAQ Archives

comp.arch.storage FAQ 2/2
Section - [6.6.1] Ampex

( Part1 - Part2 - Single Page )
[ Usenet FAQs | Web FAQs | Documents | RFC Index | Business Photos and Profiles ]


Top Document: comp.arch.storage FAQ 2/2
Previous Document: [6.6] D-2
Next Document: [6.6.2] Odetics
See reader questions & answers on this topic! - Help others by sharing your knowledge
From: Robotics (Autochangers, Jukeboxes, Stackers, Libraries)
Ampex makes their own autochangers for the DST DD-2 tape drive (see
part 1 of the FAQ).

DST 410 Automated Cartridge Library:
Up to 1.2 terabytes capacity (uncompressed) in 7 square feet of floor space.
All 3 cartridge (cassette) sizes supported - 25, 75, 165 gigabytes
(uncompressed).
SCSI Medium Changer Commands or Ethernet NetSCSI protocol.
Console mounted configuration.
Single unit price:  $150K.

DST 810 Automated Cartridge Library:
Up to 6.4  terabytes (uncompressed) in 21 square feet of floor space.
Robotic performance of 600 cartridge exchanges per hour.
Average access time to any file less than 30 sec. (including cartridge
exchange, drive load and search to data).
1 to 4 tape drives per library.
Ethernet NetSCSI protocol robotics control.
Starting single unit price:  $300K.

(pete_zakit@ampex.com, 94/12/23)

User Contributions:

Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic:

CAPTCHA




Top Document: comp.arch.storage FAQ 2/2
Previous Document: [6.6] D-2
Next Document: [6.6.2] Odetics

Part1 - Part2 - Single Page

[ Usenet FAQs | Web FAQs | Documents | RFC Index ]

Send corrections/additions to the FAQ Maintainer:
rdv@alumni.caltech.edu (Rodney D. Van Meter)





Last Update March 27 2014 @ 02:11 PM