minicartridge

minicartridge

[′min·ē‚kär·trij]
(computer science)
A self-contained package of reel-to-reel magnetic tape that resembles a cassette or cartridge but is slightly different in design and dimensions.
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Normal rates of price decline run about 5% to 15% a year with DAT and minicartridge products showing a compound rate of price decline averaging 33% (See Table).
Substantial increases in shipment levels of DAT, DLT, and SCSI interface minicartridge drives contributed to the first rise in tape drive shipments since 1995 when shipments were dominated by desktop products such as low-end QIC minicartridges," declared Robert C.
Our Eagle(TM) line of Travan(TM) minicartridge drives registered a 75% increase in unit shipments.
The TR-1 minicartridge provides users with 400Mb of storage capacity.
amp;uot;Substantial increases in shipment levels of DAT, DLT, and SCSI interface minicartridge drives contributed to the first rise in tape drive shipments since 1995 when shipments were dominated by desktop products such as low-end QIC minicartridges,&uot; declares Robert C.
gigabytes on a single TR- 4 minicartridge and delivers backup speeds
HP storage solutions include digital-audio-tape (DAT) drives and digital-linear-tape (DLT) libraries, minicartridge (QIC) tape drives and software, CD-ReWritable drives, and magneto-optical drives and jukeboxes.
8 Gigabyte Minicartridge Drive Challenges DAT for Fast, Low-Cost
If a drive crashes or if the data is accidentally erased or corrupted, the Rescue 911 diskettes and TR-3 minicartridge are all a user needs to completely restore a hard drive to the way it was when the rescue tape was created.
It will offer up to 13 gigabytes native capacity on a single minicartridge and deliver variable data transfer rates up to 4 megabytes/second.
This includes 4mm, 8mm and minicartridge tape drives, plus 4mm and 8mm tape libraries.