#4686 25 GB QIC Tape 825-890/Expan
(#4486, #4586, #4686) 25GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape
(#4483 and #4586, Only available as REFURBISHED as of December 3, 2002. Features withdrawn for new orders
only. Conversions to feature remain available.)
These are 25GB 1/4-inch cartridge tape units that mount in a removable media device slot of 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.
25GB (up to 50GB with compression in MLR3 format) with IBM MLR3-25GB Data Cartridge
16GB (up to 32GB with compression in QIC5010 format) with IBM MLR1-16GB Data Cartridge
2GB (up to 4GB with compression in QIC5010 format) with IBM MLR1-2GB Data Cartridge
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 (Compression) = 50.0GB (1500-ft tape)
Data Rate (Native) = 2.0MB/s
Data Rate (Compression) = 4.0MB/s
Prerequisites: 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: 520, 550, 570, 595, 800, 810, 825, 830, 840, 870, 890