Magstar MP(redirected from 3570)
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Magstar MP(Magstar MultiPurpose) A magnetic tape technology from IBM for midrange systems. Introduced in 1996, Magstar MP uses 5GB and 7GB dual-hub 8mm tape cartridges designed for fast picking in a robotic library. The tape head starting point is positioned halfway into the tape. Magstar MP was not as widely used as the Magstar line. See magnetic tape and Magstar.
|Magstar MP and Magstar|
|Magstar MP and Magstar are different technologies. Magstar MP uses dual-hub 8mm cartridges that start mid-tape, while Magstar uses a half-inch single-hub cartridge.|