Technical specifications

Characteristics

Recording technique

Linear Serpentine

Number of tracks

1152

Native capacity (uncompressed)

1 TB (using JB/JX media), 640 GB (using JA/JW media) or 128 GB (using JJ/JR media)

Native sustained data rate (uncompressed)

160 MBps

Adaptive instantaneous data rates

163, 134, 109, 83, 56, 43 MBps for 3592 JB cartridges initialized in Gen 3 format
150, 127, 104, 78, 52, 40 MBps for 3592 JB cartridges initialized in Gen 2 format
71, 59, 47, 36, 24, 19, 13 MBps for 3592 JA cartridges initialized in Gen 1 format

Burst data rate

400 MBps

High-speed search (max)

12.4 mps

Warranty

One year

Physical characteristics

Dimensions

95 mm H x 198 mm W x 467 mm D (3.8 in x 7.8 in x 18.4 in)

Weight

5.7 kg (12 lbs 7 oz)

Operating environment

Temperature with media

16° to 32° C (60° to 90° F)

Relative humidity

20% to 80% non-condensing (limited by media)

Wet bulb maximum

26° C (78.8° F)

Heat output

307 BTU/hr

Power dissipation (drive and integrated blower)

46 Watts

Platform Support

Platform

Operating System

IBM

Power Systems

IBM AIX®, IBM i, Linux

System p

IBM AIX and Linux

System i

IBM i and IBM OS/400®

System x

see open system support

System z

IBM z/OS®, IBM z/VM®, IBM VSE™ and Linux

Open Systems

Hewlett-Packard

HP-UX

Sun Microsystems

Solaris

Servers with Intel® or AMD processors

SUSE Linux
Red Hat
Microsoft Windows

Encryption support

z/OS, z/VM, z/VSE, IBM i, AIX, HP, Sun, Linux and Windows

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