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With a Simply Reliable design, the Q80 Library with 1 LTO 6 FC Drive from Qualstar is designed for both short-term backup/disaster recovery as well as long-term data archiving. This tape library comes equipped with 80 cartridge slots which can be expanded up to 560 slots using 6 Q80 Library Expansion Modules (sold separately). In addition to the large number of cartridge slots, this unit features a 5.7" color touch-screen display for easy management along with the ability to slide out magazines to easily swap out tapes. Once configured, the Q80 can be accessed both locally and remotely using the menu-driven, graphical built-in control panel making it easy to access and control your tape library through the browser-based remote management interface (RMI).
The reliable Q80 Tape Library makes it easy to install the drives thanks to the self-calibrating all-digital servo control system. With the ability to auto-align the drives you no longer need to manually adjust the tapes to ensure they are inserted properly. The Q80 is even rated at 2,000,000 robot load/unload cycles to ensure long term system reliability.
Engineered for Reliability
Auto-connecting, user-installable tape drives
Self-calibrating all-digital servo control system
Auto-aligning: No mechanical or electrical adjustments required
Auto-discovery of all components
Rated at 2,000,000 robot load/unload cycles
Automated tape drive cleaning
Field-expandable to 560 tape slots
ADI library interface
Fibre Channel and SAS drive interface support
Logical Library partitioning
Comprehensive User Interface
RMI browser-based remote library manager
Color LCD control panel and menu system for easy installation, configuration, operation and maintenance
Extensive diagnostics and text-based error messages
Efficient Media Control
Integrated barcode scanner
Right-side 10-slot magazine per module optionally configurable for I/O. When enabled, storage slot count is reduced by 10
In the Box
Qualstar Q80 Library with 1 LTO 6 FC Drive
Standard Rack Mount Kit
Standard N+1 Power with Dual Line Cords
Limited 2-Year Manufacturer Warranty
Table of Contents
LTO 6 or LTO 7
SAS or FC
Number of Tape Drives
Up to 6
Number of Cartridge Slots
0 or 10 (configurable)
Native Capacity 200 TB Max Compressed (2.5:1) Capacity 500 TB Max Native Data Rate 3.46 TB/hr Max Compressed Data Rate 8.64 TB/hr
Rack Mount Kit
Supports Multiple Partitions
Input Voltage 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz Power Consumption 350 W