DDS/DAT Data Cartridge
Thin and wide tape for higher capacity (DAT 160)
The DAT 160 cartridge utilizes Maxell’s unique 5.6μm-thick coated tape. Maxell has achieved a capacity of 160GB by using a widened tape.
Highly reliable compact data cartridge (DAT 160)
By re-engineering cartridge design based on its reliable 4mm DDS technology, Maxell has boosted capacity with the newly developed wide tape cartridge without losing the overall benefits of the compact DDS size.
Newly developed head cleaner (DAT 160)
The new wide head cleaning cartridge “DDS/DAT Cleaning Cartridge II” has been developed for use with DAT 160 to retain optimum data storage performance.
Ultra Thin Layer Technology (DAT 72)
Maxell DAT 72 tapes employ an ultra thin magnetic layer technology that provides a magnetic coating layer of sub-micron proportions. Maxell combines specialised calendering techniques, which maintain proper particle alignment, with superior tape tensioning designed to ensure the tape always maintains optimum contact with the drive’s heads. Maxell utilises exclusive technologies to form a smooth running surface and realize high output and stable signal characteristics.
Precision Engineered Cartridges (DAT 72)
Maxell's advanced cartridge design features a virtually dust-proof anti-static shell that prevents invasion by foreign particles, effectively ensuring recording integrity and tape longevity. Other features that also contribute to effective and reliable data storage include the single-mold vibration-resistant half, reinforced slip sheet and metal spring in the slider lock. All Maxell DAT 72 tapes are fitted with Maxell's own Safe-T-Hublock hub locking mechanism to ensure proper tape tension and prevent mis-threading during initial loading.
Ceramic Armor Metal Particles
Maxell's patented ceramic coating process acts as a protective armor for the fine metal particles in the magnetic layer of the tape to guard against heat, humidity, abrasion and oxidation. The process is skillfully engineered to achieve the high output, high S/N ratio and low error rate necessary to ensure reliable data storage across a wide range applications.
Base film provides superior dimensional stability and smooth tape travel
DDS/DAT employs aramid base film, which has proved highly reliable in DDS-4. Despite the use of tape only 5.6μm thick, Maxell DAT/DDS data cartridge provides high rigidity and stable tape travel. In addition, it offers highly reliable data archiving performance.
All tapes feature Maxell's unique Safe-T-Lock hub-locking mechanism to ensure proper tape tension and prevent misthreading during initial loading.
DDS/DAT Data Cartridge Line up
|Type||Model||Tape Length||Cartridge Size||Capacity (Compressed)|
|DAT 160||DAT 160 XJ||155||73.0 x 54.0 x 14.7||80 (160)|
|DAT 160 WORM*||DAT 160W XJ|
|DAT 72||HS4/170S||170||36 (72)|
- WORM (Write Once Read Many) is a data storage cartridge that can be read numerous times but written only once, preventing accidental tampering, erasing and overwriting of data.
DDS/DAT Cleaning Cartridge Line up
|DAT/CL2 XJ||8mm Cleaning Cartridge|
|HS-4/CL||4mm Cleaning Cartridge|
- Effective for 50 cleanings, depending on drive condition
Cannot be rewound and used again
For periodic cleaning of DDS/DAT data cartridge drives
The HS-4/CL can be used with DAT72, DDS4, DDS3, DDS2 and DDS drives.
Package design and model numbers differ from region to region
- [General - FAQ for computer tapes] : How should I care for computer tapes during transportation?
- [General - FAQ for computer tapes] : What information should I include when I send computer tapes to a reference service?
- [DLT/SDLT - FAQ for computer tapes] : Why is it taking so long for the media drive to load the computer tape?
- [DLT/SDLT - FAQ for computer tapes] : A strange sound is heard after I insert a computer tape into the media drive.
- [DLT/SDLT - FAQ for computer tapes] : The cartridge ejected after being inserted into the drive but before being read.
- [DLT/SDLT - FAQ for computer tapes] : I cannot share computer tapes with some types of media drive.
- [DLT/SDLT - FAQ for computer tapes] : The drive does not load a computer tape after it has been inserted.
- [DLT/SDLT - FAQ for computer tapes] : What will happen if the drive is not cleaned for a long time?
- [DLT/SDLT - FAQ for computer tapes] : Why does the drive's cleaning lamp come on all the time?
- [DLT/SDLT - FAQ for computer tapes] : Why doesn't the drive's cleaning lamp turn off after cleaning?
- [DLT/SDLT - FAQ for computer tapes] : Why do errors occur when I record data to a computer tape for backup?