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Open Box HP StorageWorks DAT 72 USB External Tape Drive- DAT - DDS-4 - External

Open Box HP StorageWorks DAT 72 USB External Tape Drive- DAT - DDS-4 - External
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The industry leading HP DAT 72 USB Tape Drive provides an optimum balance of dependable backup capacity and low cost of ownership for small and medium businesses, remote offices, and workgroups. It is available as an external tape drive or an internal module, making it compatible with virtually any server environment.

Spare part number
  • Internal: 693405-001

  • External: 693407-001

Tape format
Media compatibility
  • HP DDS-2 Data Cartridge, 8GB C5707A

  • HP DDS-3 Data Cartridge, 24GB C5708A

  • HP DDS-4 Data Cartridge, 40GB C5718A

  • HP DAT 72 Data Cartridge, 72GB C8010A

  • HP DDS Cleaning Cartridge

Transfer rates
  • Sustained transfer rate = 3.2 MB/s

  • Sustained transfer rate (with 2:1 data compressions) = 6.4 MB/s

  • Burst transfer rate (USB interface) = 6.4 MB/s (asynchronous) and 40 MB/s (synchronous)

Internal buffer
Load time
  • Load = 15 s

  • Unload = 15 s

USB standard series B receptacle
Supported servers
  • HP ProLiant DL servers
  • HP ProLiant ML servers
  • Personal workstations

Software overview

Supported Operating System (OS)
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Linux (various distributions)
Supported software
VERITAS Backup Exec and Tapeware with OBDR

HP StorageWorks DAT 72 USB Tape Drive - Specifications

Form Factor
Half-height, 5¼ inches (internal and array module) 3½ inches (hot-plug)
Physical (HxWxD) Internal
4.0 x 14.5 x 15.5 cm (1.6 x 5.7 x 6.1 inches)
Physical (HxWxD) USB External
4.5 x 18.1 x 22.2 cm (1.8 x 7.1 x 8.7 inches)
Shipping (HxWxD) USB External
30.0 x 28.0 x 32.0 cm (11.8 x 11.02 x 12.6 inches)
Shipping (HxWxD) Internal
24.0 x 23.5 x 24.0 cm (9.5 x 9.25 x 9.5 inches)
Weight - Out of box Internal
.95 kg (2.1 pounds)
Weight - Out of box External
1.90 kg (4.2 pounds)
Weight - Shipping Internal
1.44 kg (3.2 pounds)
Weight - Shipping External
2.9 kg (6.4 pounds)
36 GB
Compressed (assumes 2:1 data compression)
72 GB
Buffer Size (USB)
8 MB
Sustained Transfer Rate (native) Where 1KB = 1,000 Bytes
3.2 MB/s
Sustained Transfer Rate (with 2:1 data compression) Where 1KB = 1,000 Bytes
6.4 MB/s
Burst Transfer Rate (USB interface)Where 1KB = 1,000 Bytes
6.4 MB/s (asynchronous), 40 MB/s (synchronous)
Data Access Time (USB)
68 s
Average Load Time (USB)
15 s
Average Unload Time (USB)
15 s
Rewind Time (USB)
120 s (end to end)
Rewind Tape Speed (USB)
1.41 m/s
125,000 hours at 100% duty cycle
Uncorrected Error Rate (USB)
1x10-17 bits read
Recommended media
DAT 72 (170m)
Backward read-write compatibility (USB)
DDS-4 (155m)
DDS-3 (125m)
Recording Method
4 mm helical scan
Recording Format (USB)
Data Compression
Lempel-Ziv (DCLZ)
Error Detection/Correction
Data Encoding Method
Partial Response Maximum Likelihood (PRML)
USB 2.0
USB Connector
USB standard series B receptacle

Electrical Specifications

Power Requirements (USB and SCSI-3 Internal and array module)
+5V plus/minus 5 percent (100mV Max ripple) at 0.6A +12V plus/minus 10 percent (150mV Max ripple) at 1.2A
Power Requirements (external)
100 to 240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, auto-ranging
Power Consumption (USB, average)
7.1 Watts

Environmental Specifications

Relative Humidity
Storage - 5 percent to 95 percent
Operating - 20 percent to 80 percent
Temperature Range
Storage - -40 degrees to 70 degrees C (-40 degrees to 158 degrees F)
5 degrees to 40 degrees C (41 degrees to 104 degrees F)
Standards Compliance
cCSAus Certification to C22.2, No. 60950, TÜV EN60950 (IEC 60950), FCC and CE Declaration of Conformity, C-TICK Approved (AS/NZS CISPR22), VCCI Approved, RRL Approved, BSMI Approved, GOSH Approved
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