Quantum DAT 160 Internal Tape Drive 5.25 inch Ultra 3 SCSI (Black, Bare)

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Quantum's DAT 160 delivers a capacity of 160 GB on a single data cartridge and a transfer rate of up to 50 GB/hr (assuming a 2:1compression ratio). At the same time this sixth generation DDS/DAT drive provides the proven reliability and two-generation backward compatibility that users of the world's most successful tape technology have come to expect. Quantum "Backup Ready" certified solutions allow you to go from box-to-backup in minutes with the highly reliable Quantum DAT 160 tape drive, world-class Backup Exec QuickStart software and durable Quantum media. "Backup Ready" solutions are cost-effective, easy to install and fully-supported by Quantum. The Quantum DAT 160 drive comes with a choice of interfaces: USB for low-cost, universal plug-and-play and ,Ultra 160 SCSI 3 to meet the needs of legacy systems and SAS for advanced systems. Available in 3.5-inch and 5.25-inch Half-High form factors and both tabletop and internal configurations, the Quantum DAT 160 is ideal for current DDS/DAT customers looking for compatibility. Read/Write compatible with previous generation DAT 72 and DDS-4 products, the DAT 160 enables a simple migration path for the installed base of over 6 million DDS/DAT users, delivering a dependable and cost-effective backup solution with a low ongoing cost of ownership.




Capacity Uncompressed


Capacity Compressed


Recording Format

DDS-4, DAT 72 and DAT 160

Encoding Method

Helical scan (NRZI)

Data Compression



Access Time



125,000 hours at 100% Duty Cycle



Ultra 3 SCSI


Power Consumption



Operating Temperature

Operating Temperature 5 to 40°C

Non Operating Temperature

-40 to 70°C

Operating Humidity

Humidity 20 to 80%


Enclosure type


In The Box

Quantum DAT 160 Ultra3 SCSI Internal Bare Tape Drive  Product Documentation CD


10.1cm (W) x 17.6cm (D) x 4.1cm (H) - Weight 0.85kg


  • Highest capacity and performance in the DDS/DAT portfolio providing optimum capacity and performance
  • Ideal for SMB customers looking for the latest in DDS/DAT technology
  • Available with a choice of interface: USB for universal plug-and-play connectivity, SCSI for legacy systems and SAS for advanced systems
  • The 6th generation of proven DDS/DAT technology
  • Read/Write compatible with previous generation DAT 72 and DDS-4 products, providing a simple migration path for installed base users
  • Inexpensive media for low total cost of ownership
  • RoHS compliant to meet environmental standards

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Catalogue No: EL-01022508