IBM DDS6 DAT160

ibm dds6 / dat160

IBM DDS6 / DAT160 4mm Tape Cartridge: 80GB Native - 160GB Compressed
Part # 23R5635

  • IBM DDS6 / DAT160 Data Cartridge
  • Part # 23R5635
  • Compatible with DAT160 Tape Drive

The IBM DDS6 / DAT160 delivers optimal capacity, performance, and a low cost of ownership for small and medium business environments that require the highest capacity and performance drive available. The drive supports DDS-6 cartridges, which have a native capacity of 80 GB (160 GB compressed), as well as a transfer rate of up to 6.9 MBps native and up to 13.8 MBps compressed.

IBM DD6 / DAT160 Performance

The IBM DDS Generation 6 USB Tape Drive maintains the competitive total cost of ownership of Digital Data Storage. Its USB interface supports Plug and Play capability with the latest System x systems and can be installed internally in supported servers or supported externally in tape drive enclosures. This option is a higher performance and capacity alternative to the IBM DDS Generation 5 drive.

IBM DAT160 Features

  • Highest capacity and performance in the DDS portfolio
  • 5.25-inch half-high form factor; drive can be converted to 3.5 inch form factor either in the factory (CTO) or in the field using the appropriate enablement kit
  • Internal USB interface for simplified Plug and Play installation
  • Optional DDS Tape Enablement Kit allows for internal installation in select IBM System x rack-optimized servers
  • Flexible external USB configuration offerings when used with desktop, 1U rack-mount, or 4U rack-mount enclosures
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IBM DDS6 Tape Specifications

  • Tape Capacity: Up to 80 GB native capacity, and up to 160 GB in compressed mode
  • Tape Speed: 6.9 MBps native back-up rate and up to 13.8 MBps in compressed mode
  • Copatibility: USB 2.0 interface
  • WORM: Read/write compatibility with DDS Gen-5 and DDS-4 cartridges
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