Product Detail: Sun Tape – 003-3822-01 – 1/2 in 9840, 20GB


High capacity plus investment protection. That’s the Sun StorageTek 9940 data cartridge, designed for StorageTek T9940A/B tape drives to store up to 200 GB of uncompressed data. With 2:1 data compression, it can store 400 GB on a single cartridge. This immense capacity makes it ideal for high-volume archiving, backup, and disaster recovery.

General Specification:
Product Description Sun Tape 1/2 in 9840, 20GB
Type Storage media – Tape cartridge
Media Included Qty 1
Capacity, native 60 GB (T9940 A), 200 GB (T9940B)
Tape Speed Read and write: 2.0 m/sec (79 ips) – T9940A, 2.8
m/sec (95 ips) – T9940B
Search and rewind: 11.0 m/sec (440 ips)
Formulation: Advanced metal particle (AMP)
Coercivity: 1625+/-75 Oersteds (130+/16.0 KA/m)
Substrate: Polyethylene naphthalate (PEN)
Track-following servo: Factory pre-recorded
Archival life 15–30 years
Short-length durability 80,000 write/read passes minimum
Long-length durability 6,500 write/read passes minimum (361 full file write/read passes minimum)
Uncorrected bit error rate 1×10-18
Loads/unloads 10,000 minimum
Physical Characteristics:
Form Factor Half inch, 3480/3490E
Dimensions (HeightxWidthxDepth) Half inch, 3480/3490E
Drop strength 1.0 m
Operating Conditions 15°C to 32°C°C,20% RH to 80% RH;
26°C wet bulb maximum
Storage up to 4 weeks (°C,%RH) 5°C to 32°C , 5-80%
Storage – archive (°C,%RH) 15°C to 25°C , 30-40%
Shipping (°C,%RH) -23°C to 49°C , 5-80%
Wet bulb max (operating) 26° C
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