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10/20GB TR5 IDE Tape Drive - Product Overview

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General Information
The IBM 10/20GB TR5 Internal IDE Tape Drive is the newest member of IBM's Travan tape backup family. This tape drive provides a cost-effective, high-reliability tape backup solution for most desktop systems. The 10/20GB TR5 Internal IDE Tape Drive features 10 GB native capacity and a backup rate of up to 1 MB/sec. With the use of software-controlled data compression, the drive capacity can be increased up to 20 GB, and the backup rate can be increased up to 2 MB/sec. This is equivalent to 7.2 GB/hr. The IBM 10/20GB TR5 is an excellent choice for customers who want a low-cost, high-reliability backup solution for today's desktop systems. The drive uses the NS20 (or TR5) Data Cartridge from IBM or Imation.

Warranty: 3 year limited Customer Carry-In Exchange

This product replaces:

This product was replaced by:

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Marketing and FRU Part Numbers
World Wide...
Marketing part number -> 20L0549
FRU part number -> 20L1632

Additional Part Numbers
Part number(s) for ordering multiple quantities:

Associated FRU Part Number(s):

Product Dates
World Wide...
Announce Date-> 1/04/1999
Planned Availability Date-> 2/26/1999
Withdrawal Date-> Not Applicable
Effective Withdrawal Date-> Not Applicable

Technical Specifications
Performance Specifications as known at time of announcement:
Backup rates:

Interface type: IDE

Storage capacity:

Note: Software data compression provided with backup software.

Physical, Environmental, and Compatibility Specifications as known at time of announcement:
Weight: * lbs (* kg)
Height: 1.0 inches (25.4 mm)
Width: 4.0 inches (101.6 mm)
Depth: 6.2 inches (157.4 mm)

Operating Temperature:

Relative Operating Humidity: low of 20% to a high of 80% (non-condensing)

Agency Approvals:

ENERGY STAR-Compliant: *. The ENERGY STAR emblem does not represent EPA endorsement of any product or service.

Hardware Requirements for IBM systems:
This tape drive is support on all models of the following:

Hardware Requirements for Non-IBM systems:
The 10/20GB TR5 IDE Tape Drive is supported on most non-IBM Intel based systems with an industry standard IDE controller supporting the ATAPI specification, and an available 3.5-inch, 1-inch, or 5.25-inch HH bay. However, IBM has qualified the TR5 10/20GB tape drive only for the IBM PC systems listed above.

Limitations: Some configurations may not be supported.

Supported Software:
The following tape backup software applications are included with the option:

Other: This drive is downward READ compatible to IBM 4/8GB TR4 tape drive.

Hardware device support is continuously updated by OEM software suppliers. The latest additions can be found on the IBM Server-proven Web page at http://www.pc.ibm.com/us/compat

Document Note(s):

  1. The symbol * is used to denote that the information is currently unavailable for this product.
  2. All dates are represented in the US English format of mm/dd/yyyy (where mm=month, dd=day, yyyy=year).
  3. FRU stands for Field Replacement Unit. It is the part number used for ordering service/replacement parts.
  4. Effective Withdrawal means that on the given date IBM will have withdrawn the products from marketing. After that date, the product can not be obtained directly from IBM.

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