cartridge magazine

cartridge magazine

[′kär·trij ‚mag·ə‚zēn]
(ordnance)
A metallic spring-loaded container of rectangular cross section designed to hold cartridges and to be inserted into the magazine well of a pistol, rifle, or machine gun; it is an integral part of a gun, capable of being removed from the magazine well, reloaded, and reused.
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The Scorpion 240 autoloader offers up to 240Gb of compressed capacity while the cartridge magazine holds six DDS-4 40Gb cartridges.
A long dummy magazine fits in a cavity atop the receiver and merely mimics the look of the cartridge magazine used in many of the early military Gatlings.
The standard Magnum 244 package includes the drive, 12 cartridge magazine, a SCSI interface and 2U height robotics, and is loaded with standard features such as a rack kit, remote management capabilities, and a barcode reader -- essential tools that competing manufacturers add on at the end, often costing the customer more than an extra thousand dollars.
Additional features include a mail slot for quick loading/unloading of a single cartridge without interrupting library operations, a media cartridge magazine for off-site storage, and a Web-based Tape Storage Management Console, that provides a browser-based graphical user interface for remote library management.
The new IBM Model 7329-308 SLR100 Autoloader integrates an SLR100 drive and eight tape cartridge magazine to provide up to 800GB of unattended storage capacity (with 2:1 data compression).
The 215M tape library and the 110L autoloader both feature a removable data cartridge magazine, providing for easy, secure loading and unloading of cartridges to facilitate offline storage.
The new IBM Model 7329-308 SLR100 Autoloader integrates an SLR100 drive and eight-tape cartridge magazine to provide up to 800 GB of unattended storage capacity (with 2:1 data compression).
The Seagate TapeStor DAT 240 includes the Scorpion 240 autoloader, which offers up to 240 Gbytes of compressed capacity (based on 2:1 compression), and includes a cartridge magazine that holds six DDS-4 40-Gbyte cartridges.
An expansion drive, a barcode reader, a rackmount kit, and an additional cartridge magazine are available separately.
The Scorpion 240's cartridge magazine holds six DDS-4 tapes which each have a capacity of up to 40 Gbytes in compressed mode.
Along with the unmatched scalability of the LibraryPro, Overland adds simplified media management with a tape cartridge magazine design to facilitate bulk cartridge installation and storage as well as a convenient mail slot for individual tape insertion into the library.