Sony LIB-162 A3 16 slot AIT3 Library

With 1 AIT-3 tape drive, the AIT Library 162 can deliver data transfer rates of up to 224.6 GB per hour (2.6:1 compression) to meet your storage needs and decrease your date backup window.

AIT-3 Tape Library, 16 Tape Cartridge Capacity, 1 or 2 AIT-3 Tape Drives

Model Highlights:

  • Up to 4.16 TB Capacity (2.6:1 compression)
  • Robotics rated for greater than 1,000,000 cartridge changes
  • Unique 16 slot internal carousel configuration
  • Transfer rate up to 224.6 GB per hour (2.6:1 compression) with AIT-3 drives
  • Low profile 2U height
  • Leading storage density design per cubic foot
  • Scalable from one to two AIT-3 drives
  • User friendly set up and operation for unattended backup

Up to 4.16 TB Capacity (2.6:1 compression) 

The AIT Library 162 tape library, with a unique 16 slot internal carousel configuration, holds up to 4.16 TB of data for enterprise level storage requirements.

High Reliability 

With an MTBF of greater than 400,000 Power On Hours (100% duty cycle) and greater than 1,000,000 cycles MCBF, the Sony AIT Library 162 can provide years of trouble-free operation.

Scalable from 1 to 2 AIT Tape Drives 

With 1 AIT-3 tape drive, the AIT Library 162 can deliver data transfer rates of up to 224.6 GB per hour (2.6:1 compression) to meet your storage needs and decrease your date backup window.

Low profile 2U height 

With a very low profile 2U height, the AIT Library 162 delivers industry leading storage density per cubic foot, providing mass storage in a compact, easy to use, system.

**MTBF, head life and media use specifications are averages based on normal office environmental conditions. Actual experiences may vary

General: 

Model Type: AIT-3 Tape Library

Product Configuration: Integration product – Library with accessories

Optional Accessories:

  • AIT-3 Expansion Drive Sled (ACY-DR162/A3L)
  • 230M 100GB AIT-3 data cartridge with MIC
  • AIT cleaning cartridge
  • Terminator
  • Power cord
  • Rackmount 19-inch (ACY-RK2)
  • Air Cleaning Filter (ACY-FL162)

Capacity: 

Media Maximum: 200 GB (2.6:1 compression)

Hardware Maximum: 4.16 TB (16 cartridges, 2.6:1 compression)

Native Capacity of Media: 50 GB

Native Capacity of Hardware: 86.4 TB

Number of Cartridge Slots: 16 (internal carousel)

Transfer Rate: 

Sustained Transfer Rate: 12.0 MB/s (Native) / 31.2 MB/s (Compressed)

Burst Transfer Rate: 12.0 MB/s (Async., Max.) / 160 MB/s (Sync., Max.)

Speed: 

GB/ Hour Transfer Rate: Up to 86.4 GB per hour (Native)

Up to 224.6 GB per hour (Compressed)

Cartridge Access Time: Less than 14 s

Drum Rotational Speed: 6,000 rpm

Buffer Memory: 18 MB (Drives)

Interface: 

Library Interface: Ultra2 Wide SCSI

Single Ended / Low Voltage Differential

Reliability: 

MTBF: Greater than 400,000 POH (100% duty cycle)

MCBF: Greater than 1,000,000 cycles

Average Head Life: Greater than 50,000 hours

Average Media Uses: Greater than 30,000 end-to-end passes, or 30 years

Error Rate: Less than10-17 bits

Physical Dimensions: 

Dimensions (WxHxD): 16.0 x 3.5 x 26.8 inches

Weight: 39.2 lbs (with 1 drive and no cartridges)

Enviromental: 

Operating Temperature: 41° F to 95° F / 5° C to 35° C

Non-Operating Temperature: -40° F to 158° F / -40° C to 70° C

Operating Humidity: 20% to 80% (non-condensing)

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