Montvale, NJ--December 17, 1996--Sony Electronics (Montvale, NJ) announced the newest member to its tape drive family, the ADI-1150.
The high-performance tape drive delivers a sustained transfer rate of 15 Mbytes per second over SCSI-2 Fast and Wide interfaces with a maximum capacity of up to 52 Gbytes of uncompressed data per cassette.
The new drive also provides back-up and archiving capabilities for mainframe, client/server, and midrange computer systems for a variety of applications, including scientific & government data acquisition, archiving, imaging, and video post production.
The ADI-1150 has a sustained transfer rate of 15 Mbytes per second and storage capacity of up to 52 Gbytes of uncompressed data on a single large cassette. It also offers a bit error rate of 10-13. In addition, it can be integrated with a full complement of Sony equipment, including autoloaders and Petasite storage systems.
The ADI-1150 has a storage capacity ranging from 400 Gbytes to 2500 Tbytes. Utilizing third-party interfaces (including parallel, serial, and timecode inputs), the ADI-1150 can also add variable rate buffers for acquisition of raw data.
Sony's ADI-1150 Tape Drive will be available in Jan. 1997 through authorized Sony resellers for a suggested retail price of $59,500.
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