DAT 72

THIS PRODUCT HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED.

Product Overview

  • Capacity: 36 / 72 GB (native/compressed)
  • Performance up to 23GB/hr.
  • Low cost of ownership and low media cost
  • Out of box to backup in less than 60 seconds
  • Future proof with 8-generation roadmap
  • Proven reliability MTBF of 125,000 hrs at 100% duty cycle
  • Leading Sevice & Support 3-year warranty and 1 year of Advanced Replacement Service** (Free technical support)
  • Best-value tape solution for SMBs

Tandberg Data's DAT tape drives balance price and performance with a range of capacity, performance, and connectivity options. DAT is the most successful tape backup technology of all time with more than 17 million DAT drives shipped, and with a current world-wide installed base of over 6 million drives.

DAT tape technology continues to meet the needs of the Small and Medium Business (SMB) market for reliable, cost-effective tape backup solution. The Tandberg family of DAT drives is the first choice for data protection for many small and medium businesses with low-end and mid-range servers and workstations.

Flexibility and Ease of Use

The DAT 72 is available with a choice of SCSI and USB interface. Tandberg DAT tape drives are easy to use and easy to install, customers can benefit from out of the box to backup in less than 60 seconds. With capacities up to 72GB of compressed data on a single cartridge at speeds of up to 23GB/hr (assuming 2:1 data compression), the DAT 72 is the ideal drive for the SMB.

Tandberg Data offers a range of DAT models including internal, external and rackmount configurations. All this ensures that DAT drives can be integrated into most customer environments

The low cost of ownership is provided through low-cost, durable DAT media and a two generation backward compatibility offers a seamless upgrade path from older DAT drives. Tandberg's extensive product testing program ensures that DAT drives are fully compatible with a wide range of servers, operating systems and backup software.

Media Compatibility

The Tandberg DAT drives are compatible with industry standard, multi-sourced DAT media. To achieve the best reliability, Tandberg DAT branded and qualified data cartridges are recommended.

Protect your small or medium business, remote office or workgroup with a Tandberg Data DAT tape drive.

* Assumes a 2:1 compression ratio
** Availability dependent on location

Specifications
Capacity (native) 36 GB
Capacity (comp.) 72 GB
Transfer Rate (native) 3.2 MB/s
Transfer Rate (comp.) 6.4 MB/s
Buffer Size 8 MB
File Access Time 68 Sec.
System Interface SCSI-3 Ultra 160 LVD, USB 2.0
Form Factor Half Height
Recording format 4 mm helical scan
Backward write DDS3 & DDS-4
Backward read DDS3 & DDS-4
Data Compression Lempel-Ziv (DCLZ)
Power Consumption (operating mode) 7.1 W
Media Durability 30 years
MTBF 125,000 (at 100% duty cycle) hours
Temperature (operating) -40° to 158° F / -40° to 70° C
Temperature (non-operating) 41° to 104° F / 5° to 40° C
Relative Humidity, Non-operating 5 to 95 %
Relative Humidity, operating 20 to 80 %
Height (Ext. Drive) 2.2 in / 57 mm
Width (Ext. Drive) 7.1 in / 181 mm
Depth (Ext. Drive) 8.7 in / 222 mm
Weight (Ext. Drive) 4.2 lb / 1.9 kg
Regulatory Agency Approvals CSA Certification to C22.2, No. 60950 (cCSAus), TUV EN60950 (IEC 60950), FCC and CE Declaration of Conformity, FCC 47 CFR Parts 15, NOM, VCCI. C-TICK, RRL, BSMI, GOSH Approved (AS/NZS CISPR22)
Drive Warranty 3 years Warranty and 1 year Advanced Replacement Service years
Models
Partno. Model Description
3600-DAT DAT 72 Internal SCSI Drive Tandberg DAT 72 - Internal drive, bare, black, SCSI, includes Installation guide, warranty card.
3601-DAT DAT 72 Internal SCSI Drive Kit Tandberg DAT 72 - Internal drive, kit, black, SCSI, includes 1x data tape, 1x cleaning tape, installation guide, warranty card.
3603-DAT DAT 72 Internal USB Drive Tandberg DAT 72 - Internal drive, bare, black, USB, includes USB internal cable, installation guide, warranty card.
3604-DAT DAT 72 Internal USB Drive Kit Tandberg DAT 72 - Internal drive, kit, black, USB, includes 1x data tape, 1x cleaning tape, USB internal cable, installation guide, warranty card.
3605-DAT DAT 72 External USB Drive Tandberg DAT 72 - External drive, bare, black, USB, includes installation guide, warranty card.
3606-DAT DAT 72 External USB Drive Kit Tandberg DAT 72 - External drive, kit, black, USB, includes 1x data tape, 1x cleaning tape, installation guide, warranty card.
Images

Thumbnail DAT 72 External Drive

 

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DAT 72 External Drive Image Download Thumbnail Image (21KB) Download Detail Image (40.00 KB) Download Highres Image (5.07MB)

 

Preview DAT 320 Internal Drive

 

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DAT 72 Internal Drive Image Download Thumbnail Image (16.0 KB) Download Detail Image (36.0 KB) Download Highres Image (5.7MB)

 

Downloads
Filename Description Version Type
HP_WIN_Drivers_v3.7.0.zip All Windows Drivers for HP LTO and DAT Tape Drives. (Extract zip and run DriverInstaller.exe) 3.7.0.0 Driver
DAT72 Firmware Updates DAT72 Firmware Updates: SCSI FW ZPBC.E    
DAT72 Firmware Updates DAT72 Firmware Updates: USB FW ZU8B.E    
TDTool for Windows TDTool for Windows (Instructions and Usage) 1.1 Utility
TDTool for linux x86 TDTool for Linux x86 (Instructions and Usage) 1.1 Utility
TDTool for linux x64 TDTool for Linux x64 (Instructions and Usage) 1.1 Utility
TDTool for Mac TDTool for MAC OSX 10.4+ (Instructions and Usage) 1.1 Utility
Documents
  File Description Type Language
Tandberg DAT72, SCSI, User Manual Manual
Tandberg DAT72, USB, User Manual Manual
Tandberg DAT72, SCSI Internal, Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide
Tandberg DAT72, USB External, Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide
Tandberg DAT72, USB Internal, Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide
DAT 72, 160 and 320 Datasheet (EMEA) Datasheet
DAT 72, 160 and 320 Datasheet (US) Datasheet
DAT 72, 160 and 320 Datasheet (APAC) Datasheet
Service Overview Datasheet (EMEA) Datasheet
Service Overview Datasheet (US) Datasheet
Service Overview Datasheet (APAC) Datasheet
Drive Matrix Reference
Tandberg Data Corporate Brochure Brochure
Compatibility

Software Compatibility List (PDF)

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