Re: TRAVAN tape

Andrew E. Mileski (
Fri, 6 Sep 1996 23:19:52 -0400 (EDT)

> | DAT drives do 11Mb/min or 22Mb/min depending on whether they are
> | type I or II. This is RAW throughput without compression.
> Try 45 meg/min for the latest Sony DAT tapes. I'm sure somebody will chime in
> saying DLT's can do it even faster :-)

That is likely COMPRESSED rate. That is a common figure for the HP DATs
I have at work, which are DDS-II.

Andrew E. Mileski 
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