AITI1040SLE Sony AIT-5 400GB SCSI Internal Black Drive
Sony AIT-5 Tape Drive
Advanced Intelligent Tape™ (AIT) drives, offering
20GB up to 400GB native capacity within a single 8mm cartridge, are setting new
standards for reliability, capacity, and performance in today’s most demanding
IT environments ranging from low-end to enterprise. AIT – a hallmark of Sony’s
commitment to technological excellence.
Sony AIT-5 tape drives deliver up to 1,040 GB
compressed1 capacity on a single 8mm data cartridge.
Using an Ultra 160 SCSI interface, AIT-5 delivers data at
sustained transfer rates up to 24 MB/s native.
Sony AIT-5 tape drives incorporate a head geometry designed to
reduce head/tape pressure and deliver up to 50,000 hours of head life and an
industry leading MTBF rating of 400,000 POH (100% duty
AIT drives offer high capacity in an extremely compact 3.5-inch
form factor. A fraction of the size of other high capacity tape drive formats,
AIT drives require less space in desktop workstations, servers, and automated
tape libraries. In addition, drives ship with both black and white bezels and
5.25" rails for convenience, flexibility, and easy integration into a variety of
Write-Once, Read-Many (WORM) functionality provides added
security reducing the likelihood that recorded data will be erased or
Sony’s complete line of tape drives is RoHS
Sony AIT drives use Advanced Metal Evaporated (AME) media, which
contains pure evaporated cobalt and is sealed with a super-durable Diamond-Like
Carbon (DLC) coating. In addition, AIT drives incorporate a Super Head Cleaner™
mechanism that is activated automatically when tape errors approach a certain
threshold. Together, the AME media and Super Head Cleaner™ mechanism reduce the
need for periodic cleaning.