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Ecrix VXA-1 Tape Drive Specifications


Capacity V17 cartridge 66 GB* (33 GB native)
V6 cartridge 24 GB* (12 GB native)
Sustained Transfer Rate Host Matching up to 6 MB/sec* (3 MB/sec native)
Burst Transfer Rate SCSI-2 Single-Ended:
Synchronous Burst Rate: 10 MB/sec
Asynchronous Burst Rate: 5 MB/sec

Wide Ultra2 SCSI LVD/SE:
80 MB/sec synchronous or rate negotiated with the host.
Data Compression ALDC Hardware
Data Buffer Size 4 Mbits
Interface Available in:
   - SCSI-2 single-ended, fast and narrow
   - Wide Ultra2 SCSI LVD/SE


Packetized data 64 bytes of user data plus ECC
Error Correction 4-layer Reed Solomon ECC
MTBF 300,000 hours
MTTR 30 minutes
Hard Error Rate < 1 in 1 X 1017 bits
Warranty 3 years


Operating Temperature +10 C to +40 C
Non-Operating Temperature -40 C to +60 C
Relative Humidity 20% to 80% non-condensing


Dimensions (H x W x D) Internal: 1.63 in. x 5.75 in. x 8.0 in. (41mm x 146mm x 203mm)
External: 3.38 in. x 8.93 in. x 11.25 in. (86mm x 227mm x 285mm)
Weight Internal: 2.2 lbs. (1kg)
External: 6.6 lbs. (3kg)
Color White, black, red, or translucent.


Internal Requirement: +5 VDC, +12 VDC
Consumption: 8 watts typical
External Requirement: universal auto-switching, 96 to 240 VAC
Consumption: 12 watts typical

VXA Support - VXA-1 products from Ecrix Corporation set a new standard for tape drive value, reliability and data availability. Because we recognize product support as an essential component of customer satisfaction, all VXA-1 products come with exceptional support services, including 3-year warranty, free phone support during the warranty period, and fast, user-friendly website with practical solutions.

Software Compatibility - The VXA-1 is compatible with major backup applications.

*Compressed specifications assume a 2:1 compression ratio. Compression, capacity and throughput will be dependent upon the type of data and system configuration.

All specifications are subject to change without notice.

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