M8505 Tabletop Tape Drive
M8505 LTO G3 Tabletop Tape Drive P/N 542960
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The replacement products for
the Super DLT tape drives are products from the HP Ultrium LTO
tape drive product set introduced in September 2003, (product
Ids M8505. The HP M8505 Ultrium 960
LTO tape drives deliver significantly faster throughput and much
higher per-media storage capacity than the Super DLT tape drives and
are priced comparatively. However, the HP M8505 Ultrium 960 LTO
products are not read or write compatible with the Super DLT tape
format. For this reason it is important to highlight the fact that
while there are huge performance and capacity gains in moving to the
replacement tape drive products, this move will require a tape media
HP M8505 tape drive is a high performanace tape
drive designed for the NonStop server environment. This drive
provides a formatted capacity of 400GB and a sustained user data
transfer rate of 30.0 MB's.
The HP M8505 Ultrium 960
Tabletop Tape Drive provides direct Fibre Channel
connectivity to HP Integrity NonStop servers with manual operation
in a tabletop configuration. The 960 tape drive significantly
lowers the cost for an entry-level tape drive on Integrity
NonStop servers while greatly increasing both its capacity and
The M8505 HP Ultrium 960
tape drive requires at a minimum Release Version Update (RVU)
H06.04 of the HP NonStop operating system, Mission Critical Edition.
In addition, beginning with RVU G06.28 for HP NonStop S-series
servers, the Fibre Channel–based 960 tape drive can also be
connected to a NonStop S-series server through an HP
ServerNet connected IOAME with Fibre Channel ServerNet
Adapter (FCSA) Fibre Channel ports.
Installing a M8505 Tape
Drive is as simple as connecting a
68 pin SCSI cable. Using Tandem’s standard SCSI cables, the
connects to either an S-series processor MFC SCSI port, the ServerNet
Device Adapter (ServerNet / DA)
or the Integrity NonStop that
has an appropriate interface installed.
Product ID Description Power
Voltage: 100–240 VAC @ 50–60 Hz, 1.5 A, single
Dimensions (height x width x
4.5 x 9.0 x 13 in. (11.4 x 23 x 33 cm)
M8505 14.0 Lb/ 6.35 KB