Sony DDS3 SDT-9000

Sony SDT9000 DDS3 Dat Drive

The StorStation DDS-3 drive has a long tradition in the low end tape market. With 12GB native capacity, this drive is ideally suited for entry level PC server backup requirements. The DDSi24s & DDSe24s are 3 ½” drives with attached 5 ¼” rail adapter for flexible integration.

Sony manufactures the hardware and media resulting in high quality and compatibility. The Super Head Cleaner™ improves reliability and a Super Air Flow Environment (SAFE) will further improve reliability. For enhanced data integrity this drive includes Hyper Metal™ Head Technology.

Features

  • With 12GB native capacity, this drive is suitable for the entry PC server backup requirements.
  • 3 ½” tape drive form factor with optional 5 ¼” adaptor including white and black bezel in the box, for flexible server and workstation integration.
  • Super Air Flow Environment (SAFE), reduces dust contamination and controls temperature, improving reliability.
  • Full read-and-write backward compatibility with earlier DDS generations protects investment.
  • Super Head Cleaner™ provides an automated cleaning solution, improving reliability and operational efficienS
  • Hyper Metal™ Head Technology, reduces read error rate, and improves signal output, resulting in better data integrity.

Overview

The StorStation DDS-3 drive has a long tradition in the low end tape market. With 12GB native capacity, this drive is ideally suited for entry level PC server backup requirements. The DDSi24s & DDSe24s are 3 ½” drives with attached 5 ¼” rail adapter for flexible integration.

Sony manufactures the hardware and media resulting in high quality and compatibility. The Super Head Cleaner™ improves reliability and a Super Air Flow Environment (SAFE) will further improve reliability. For enhanced data integrity this drive includes Hyper Metal™ Head Technology.

Features

  • With 12GB native capacity, this drive is suitable for the entry PC server backup requirements.
  • 3 ½” tape drive form factor with optional 5 ¼” adaptor including white and black bezel in the box, for flexible server and workstation integration.
  • Super Air Flow Environment (SAFE), reduces dust contamination and controls temperature, improving reliability.
  • Full read-and-write backward compatibility with earlier DDS generations protects investment.
  • Super Head Cleaner™ provides an automated cleaning solution, improving reliability and operational efficienS
  • Hyper Metal™ Head Technology, reduces read error rate, and improves signal output, resulting in better data integrity.

 

 

Specifications
Capacity12 GB native, 24 GB compressed
Recording Format…ANSI / ISO / ECMA DDS-2 and DDS-3
Transfer Rate1.2MB/sec. native, 2.4 MB/sec. compressed
Interface50 Pin Single-ended narrow SCSI-2
Media4mm DDS-3

Chris Whitehead

Chris Whitehead is a tape drive repair and data storage expert based in Reading, Berkshire, providing tape drive repair and data storage solutions across the UK.