#4483 and #4583, Only available as REFURBISHED as of December 3, 2002. Features withdrawn for new orders only. Conversions to feature remain available.)
These features are 16GB 1/4-inch cartridge tape units which can be mounted in a removable media device slot in a system unit or an expansion tower.
They may be used for save/restore, alternate IPL, program distribution, migration and 1/4-inch cartridge tape exchange. Backward read/write capability to the previous MLR1-S format and backward read capability to the last three QIC formats helps protect your investment in QIC technology.
* 16GB (up to 32GB with compression in QIC5010 format) with IBM MLR1-16GB Data Cartridge (59H4175)
* 2GB (up to 4GB with compression in QIC5010 format) with IBM MLR1-2GB Data Cartridge (35L0589)
* 4GB (QIC4GB format) with SLR5-4GB Data Cartridge (59H3660)
* 2.5GB (QIC2GB format) with IBM DC9250 Data Cartridge (16G8436)
Specifications for the primary recording format:
Cartridge Capacity (Native) = 13.0GB (1200-ft tape)
Cartridge Capacity (Native) = 16.0GB (1500-ft tape)
Cartridge Capacity (Compression) = 26.0GB (1200-ft tape)
Cartridge Capacity (Compression) = 32.0GB (1500-ft tape)
Data Rate (Native) = 1.5MB/s
Data Rate (Compression) = 3.0MB/s
Prerequisites: Available removable media device slot and disk unit controller in the system unit or expansion tower in which the device is mounted.
Supported on the following systems: 270, 800, 810, 820