Variant Details

Main Image: Top / Obverse
Additional Image: Bottom / Reverse
Product Name Super DLT-I (SDLT) DLTtape VS1 Variant ID V0000191
Name of Holotype DLT tape (formerly CompacTape) Holotype ID H000009
Product Code/Number 09W085
Manufacturer Dell
Genre(s) Data
Carrier Type tape cartridge
Process Type magnetic
Medium Type 1/2" cartridge
Standards Ecma
Market Professional
Height 105 mm
Width 105 mm
Depth 25 mm
Running Length 558 m (1800 ft)
Marketed Capacity 160 /320 GB compressed on SDLT 320 Drive
110/220 GB on SDLT 220 drive
Distinguishing Features Dark green colour
Collection of: National Library of Australia
Created by National Library of Australia
Assessment Summary External Third party conversion to Normalised format(s); at an additional cost to organisation. (considerable effort)
Remarks ISO/IEC 22051; ECMA-320
Production Started 2001
Production Stopped 2003?-current 2006
Application Binder
Binder Stability
Base material
Back Treated

Back Treated: (μm) or (μ")

Base Thickness: (µm) or (µ")

Dye/Emulsion/Oxide Thickness: (μm) or (μ")

Total Thickness: (µm) or (µ")

Coercity: (Oe) or (kA/m)

Retentivity: (Gauss) or (mT)

Remanence: (nWb/m) or (SatFlux)
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Required Devices SDT-2208 and SDLT-320. SDLT-220 drive reads and writes in SDLT 220 format. SDLT 320 drive can read and write in either SLDT 220 or 320. Both drives use the same media but record in different formats
Required Interface
Required Operating System
Required Applications
Formated Capacity Depending on drive type;
SDLT-220 110/220Gb, SDLT-320 160/320Gb
Required Drivers
Formating Type
Required Accessories
Required Form Factor
Requirement Specifications Linear recording format
Transfer Rate 16 MB/sec; 32 MB/sec compressed
Recording Format
Number Of Cylinders
Colour Space
Block Error Rate
Push Pull Signal
Read Stability
Life: Manufacturer 30 yr
Life: Community
Web Ref: Materials
Substrate Stability
Image Stability
Re-Formatting Issues
Web Ref: Re-Formatting
Web Ref: Conservation
Web Ref: Environment
Date Created 27/09/2007
Last Modified by Douglas Elford-NLA
Date Modified 11/08/2011

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