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Vintage Digital DEC TKZ61-AA 18 Track Single Ended Rackmount Tape Library


Vintage Digital DEC TKZ61-AA 18 Track Single Ended Rackmount Tape Library
Vintage Digital DEC TKZ61-AA 18 Track Single Ended Rackmount Tape Library
Vintage Digital DEC TKZ61-AA 18 Track Single Ended Rackmount Tape Library
Vintage Digital DEC TKZ61-AA 18 Track Single Ended Rackmount Tape Library
Vintage Digital DEC TKZ61-AA 18 Track Single Ended Rackmount Tape Library
Vintage Digital DEC TKZ61-AA 18 Track Single Ended Rackmount Tape Library
Vintage Digital DEC TKZ61-AA 18 Track Single Ended Rackmount Tape Library

Vintage Digital DEC TKZ61-AA 18 Track Single Ended Rackmount Tape Library   Vintage Digital DEC TKZ61-AA 18 Track Single Ended Rackmount Tape Library
Vintage Digital DEC TKZ61-AA 18 Track Single Ended Rackmount Tape Library. Machine was tested to power on.

LCD display shows Fault Code 3300. We are unable to test further. Front acrylic cover has a significant crack in it. Cosmetic condition is otherwise good with minor yellowing from age, as well as some superficial scuffs and scratches on the case exterior. This is a vintage item.

It was inspected at time of listing and shown to be in the condition described above. 1x Vintage Digital DEC 18 Track Tape Library. Does not include any additional cables, parts or accessories. The DIGITAL TKZ61 is an 18 track, single ended, differential or FWD SCSI, streaming tape drive with an integrated 10 cartridge loader. It is TA90/91 and IBM 3480/3490 compatible, with IDRC compression. Available with either a single-ended or a differential Fast SCSI interface. Supports both 18-track parallel reading and writing.

Two levels of embedded diagnostics. Uses TA90K-xx, IBM compatible 18 track data cartridges. Complete data interchange coverage with its read/write compatibility in both 18-track and 36-track formats. Data Compression: IBM IDRC compatible data compression capability. Transfer Rate: 3.0 MB/sec transfer rate, 7 MB/s sustained data transfer.

Synchronous transfer rate is up to 10 MB/s burst. Media: 18-track format on common 540-ft and 600-ft half inch tape cartridges. 36-track format on the 1,100-foot thin-tape cartridge used by the Compaq TA92. Cartridge Load Cycles: 150,000. Record Density: 37,871 bpi.

Record Size (maximum): 64 KB. Interface: TKZ6x family drives, except the FWD SCSI variants are field configurable between single-ended and differential SCSI. Firmware: Flash PROM, Firmware updates can be provided on a tape that can then be used to update the drive firmware by invoking a front panel diagnostic. Software: OpenVMS (TM) VAX, OpenVMS Alpha, Alpha Windows NT (TM), and Tru64.

Windows NT support requires optional QB-4STAA-SA software or QB4STAB-SA. ARG-Tech directly only ships to the United States.

We take pride in packing items carefully to ensure safe arrival. Please check out our other items! The item "Vintage Digital DEC TKZ61-AA 18 Track Single Ended Rackmount Tape Library" is in sale since Friday, March 13, 2020. This item is in the category "Computers/Tablets & Networking\Vintage Computing\Other Vintage Computing". The seller is "arg-tech" and is located in Goffstown, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States.

  1. Modified Item: No
  2. Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  3. Custom Bundle: No
  4. MPN: TKZ61-AA
  5. Brand: DEC


Vintage Digital DEC TKZ61-AA 18 Track Single Ended Rackmount Tape Library   Vintage Digital DEC TKZ61-AA 18 Track Single Ended Rackmount Tape Library