Technical specifications

Characteristics

Recording technique

Linear serpentine 32-channel concurrent recording

Native capacity (uncompressed)

10 TB (using JD/JZ media), 7 TB (using JC/JY media) or 2 TB (using JL media)

Native sustained data rate (uncompressed)

360 MBps (type D media)
300 MBps (type C media re-formatted)

Adaptive instantaneous data rates

12 speeds, from 112 MBps to 365 MBps, for 3592 JD/JL/JZ cartridges initialized in Gen 5 format
12 speeds, from 99 MBps to 303 MBps, for 3592 JC/JK/JY cartridges initialized in Gen 5 format
12 speeds, from 90 MBps to 252 MBps for 3592 JC/JY in Gen 4 format

Burst data rate

800 MBps

High-speed search (maximum)

12.4 m/s end-end search rate

Physical characteristics

Dimensions

3592-E08
95 mm H x 198 mm W x 467 mm D (3.8 in. H x 7.8 in. W x 18.4 in. D)
3592-EH8
95 mm H x 150 mm W x 374 mm D (3.8 in. H x 5.9 in. W x 14.7 in. D)

Weight

3592-E08 5.7 kg (12 lb 7 oz) 3592-EH8 3.97 kb ( 8 lb 9 oz)

Operating environment

Temperature with media

16°C – 32°C (60°F – 90°F)

Relative humidity

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

Wet bulb maximum

26°C (78.8°F)

Maximum continuous operating power dissipation (drive and integrated blower)

46 Watts

Platform support

Platform

Operating system

IBM

IBM Power Systems

IBM AIX®, IBM i, Linux

IBM Z*

IBM z/OS®, IBM z/VM®, IBM z/VSE®, IBM z/Transaction Processing Facility (TPF)

IBM System p

AIX and Linux

IBM System i

IBM i and IBM OS/400

IBM System x

See open-system support

Open systems

Oracle

Solaris

Servers with Intel or AMD processors

SUSE Linux
Red Hat Linux
Microsoft Windows

Encryption support

IBM i, AIX, Sun, Linux and Windows

Warranty

One year

* IBM Z attachment via IBM TS7700

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