Sony AIT-1 Turbo Tape Drive External AITE100UL

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External (USB-2/IEEE1394) AIT-1 Turbo tape drive kit.

Per tape, stores 40GB (uncompressed) and up to 104GB (compressed - depending on file types) with 6MB/s native transfer rate.

Perfect for users with plenty of Audio and Video files, the drive's supplied "1-Safe" software enables uncomplicated drag & drop backups and restore.

This accessorised kit comes complete with cabling, media, cleaning tape, "Drag & Drop" software, and Retrospect backup software for Windows or Macintosh.

This drive is fully compatible (read and write) to AIT-1 Turbo, AIT-E Turbo, and AIT-1 media.


* Up to 104GB Per Tape
* Up to 56GB Per Hr
* Helical Scan Recording
* Memory In Cassette (MIC)
* AME Based Media
* Dual Spindle Cartridge
* Super Cleaning System
* Low Power Consumption
* Efficient Background Operation
* Easy Connection
* Simple Drag & Drop Software
* Retrospect Backup Software


* Formats Supported: AIT-1 TURBO, AIT-E TURBO, AIT-1
* Media Supported: 8mm 230m (with or without MIC)

* Native Capacity: 40GB
* Native Storage Speed: 6MB/s
* Compression: ALDC (Hardware)
* Burst Transfer Rate: 400Mbps (IEEE1394), 480Mbps (USB-2)
* Buffer: 12MB Buffer
* Average Access Time: 35s (AIT-1 TURBO MIC TAPE), 40s (AIT-1 TURBO NON-MIC TAPE)

* Writing Method: Helical Scan
* MTBF: 300,000POH @ 100% Duty Cycle
* Warranty: 3yrs Replacement Warranty

* Operating Temp: 10Cº to 35Cº
* Storage Temp: -40Cº to 70Cº
* Operating Humidity: 30% to 80% (non condensing)

* Interface: IEEE1394 (Firewire/i.Link), USB2.0 (USB1.1 permitted but with USB1.1 performance)
* Socket: 2 x IEEE1394 ports, 1 x USB-2 port
* Voltage: AC 100V 0.5A, 240V 0.3A (1.2A max)

* Power: 20W operating
* Dimensions: 198 (W) x 64.5 (H) x 246 (D) mm
* Weight: 2.4kg

System Requirements
* Hardware: Desktop or Tower PC with available IEEE1394 or USB-2 interface

Release date Australia
August 5th, 2005
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