Refurbished Dell VS160 8×850 DLT Drive. DLT VS160 Repair Available

The Dell PowerVault 110T DLT VS160 Tape drive is a value-priced, high-reliability, high-capacity linear streaming cartridge tape drive designed for use on entry to midrange computing platforms.

Refurbished Dell VS160 drives

We regularly stock refurbished Dell VS160 drives  as well as a vast range of other refurbished DLT drives and LTO Drives.  All our  refurbished Dell VS160 drives carry a full 12 month warranty for your peace of mind.

Dell VS160 Repair

For customers requiring an Dell VS160 repair solution, we offer a full inhouse DLT repair service carried out by our Manufacturer trained engineers.  All our repairs carry a full 12 month warranty to give you peace of mind.

What the manufacturer says about the Dell VS160

With a combination of data compression and compaction, the PowerVault 110T DLT VS160 Tape drive offers a formatted cartridge capacity of 80GB (160GB assuming a 2:1 compression ratio) and a sustained user data transfer rate of 8 MB/s (up to 16 MB/s with 2:1 compression). The capacity you realize in practice depends on the data set, which affects the actual compression ratio.

The PowerVault 110T DLT VS160 Tape drive is a 5.25-inch, half-height form-factor, using a 1/2-inch tape. Its design includes a four-channel read/write head, Lempel-Ziv (DLZ) high-efficiency hardware data compression, and tape-mark directory to achieve fast data throughput and data access times.

The PowerVault 110T DLT VS160 Tape drive is read/write-compatible the DLT VS160 format using DLTtape VS1 cartridges and read compatible with the DLT1 format using DLTtape IV cartridges. The PowerVault 110T DLT VS160 Tape drive is an Ultra 160 SCSI device that works with any wide-ultra, Ultra2, Ultra160, or Ultra3 Low-Voltage Differential (LVD) or Single-Ended (SE), narrow or wide, SCSI bus.Features

The PowerVault 110T DLT VS160 Tape drive has the following features:

  • Supported formats: DLT VS160 (read/write using DLTtape VS1 cartridges), DLT1 (read only using DLTtape IV cartridges)
  • Uses DLTtape VS1 cartridges
  • 5.25-inch half-height form-factor
  • Formatted cartridge capacity of 80GB native, 160GB compressed*
  • Sustained user data transfer rate of 8 MB/s native, up to 16 MB/s with compression*
  • The PowerVault 110T DLT VS160 Tape drive requires a wide-ultra, Ultra2, Ultra160, or Ultra3, Low-Voltage Differential (LVD) or Single-Ended (SE) SCSI bus

* Assumes 2:1 compression ratio. The capacity and data transfer rates realized in practice depend on the data set, which determines the actual compression ratio.



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Do you need a Dell vs160 repair?  Are you looking for a fully refurbished Dell vs160?

SQS offer a full DLT repair service on all vs160 drives including Dell vs160 repair and have a large stock of refurbished Dell vs160 tape drives with full warranty, including refurbished Dell vs160 and other DLT drives. Click HERE to go to our DLT Drive Repair Page or call us on 08450 666222 to speak to our team.

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