Qualstar 3400 Series 9-Track Tape Drive

Model 3412 / 3412S / 3412SD

  • * Seismic Proven
  • * Offer Superior performance & Value.
  • * Meet all industry standards for data interchange.
Qualstar brings the power and reliability of 9-track tape technology to personal computers, work-stations, and midrange systems providing easy interchange of ANSI or IBM format mainframe data. The 3400 Series provides streaming tape performance in a low profile, 5.25" high package. It will read and write mainframe information in ASCII or EBCDlC formats using labeled or unlabeled tapes with fixed or variable length records on DOS, NetWare, UNIX, Windows, OS/2, NT, VMS, or MAC 0/S. Supported platforms include IBM PC, Macintosh, RS/6000, AS/400, Sun, DEC, HP 9000, Data General, SGl, Unisys, and others.

Features

                Benefits
Autoloading for all reel sizes Reads all half-inch tape sizes
IBM and ANSI compatible tape formats Meets data interchange standards
All metal construction Rugged, rigid tape path
Brushless DC motors Exceptional reliability
Low Power Saves energy, reduces heat
 
Specifications
Quad

        2 Speed

SCSI-2 Single Ended
3412S
3418S
SCSI-2 Differential
3412SD
3418SD
Density
Quad
Quad
IPS/KBS @ 800 NRZI
62/100
62/100
IPS/KBS @ 1600 PE
125/200
125/200
IPS/KBS @ 3200 DPE
62/200
62/200
IPS/KBs @ 6250 GCR
125/781
62/390, 125/781
Rewind (max.)
400 IPS
400 IPS
* Quad density is 6250/3200/1600/800 BPI.  800 BPI is read only.
 
SCSI-2 Interface
General Specifications
1.0 MB Cache Buffer, 4MB/sec Burst Width: (in/cm) 19/48.26
Support Synchronous Data Transfer Height: (in/cm) 5.25/13.34
User Configurable Depth: (in/cm) 25.2/64.01
Optional Internal Termination Weight: (lb/kg) 58/26
Remote Density Selection Voltage: 100,120,220,240
Options
Frequency:  48-62 Hz.
Rack Mount Watts: 200
Host Adapter MTBF: 24000 Hours
Cables MTTR: 20 Minutes
Software (NovaXchange) Warranty:  2 Years

Related Software and Accessories

 
SCSI TAPE DRIVE SOFTWARE
NovaX TAPE for Windows

Win 9x/Me/NT/2000/XP
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MAGNETIC TAPE MEDIA
Tape Reel 10.5" x 2400'
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INTERFACE CONTROLLER CARD
Host Adaptec ISA-SCSI Card
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SCSI INTERFACE CABLE
CN50M - CN50M/HD50M/HD68M
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Warranty and Support

Terms, Conditions AndLimitations
Support And Warranty
Need Spare Parts
Post Warranty Service

Leasing and Trade-In

Leasing the 9 Track Tape Drive
Trade-in or upgrade your existing drive

Application Notes

(Adobe Acrobat Reader required)
Application Note 3 for RS 6000
Application Note 4 for SUN OS
Application Note 6 for HP 9000
Application Note 7 for IBM AS400
Application Note 9 for SCO
Application Note 11 for SUN Solaris

Operating Manuals

3400 Series User Manual
3400 Series Technical Manual - Contact Us

Support FAQs

Repair existing drives? Request Quote for Repair.
How Does  Repair Service Work?
What is the cost for Repair Service?
What should the customer do?
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