Re: TRAVAN tape

Andrew E. Mileski (
Fri, 6 Sep 1996 10:07:23 -0400 (EDT)

> > I have one, it works great, fast too takes me about 1.5 hours
> > to back up 750Meg
> While I suppose that this represents a good dollar-value, my Tandberg
> 4200 SCSI tape drive backs up 750 Mb in a bit under 50 minutes. DAT
> drives probably better that by another 60-80%..

Sorry for continuing this OFF TOPIC thread but...

DAT drives do 11Mb/min or 22Mb/min depending on whether they are
type I or II. This is RAW throughput without compression.

Andrew E. Mileski
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