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EXB-8205, EXB-8505, EXB-8205XLI

EXABYTE CORPORATION

EXB-8205, EXB-8505, EXB-8205XLI

EXB-8505XLI

Device Type

Internal Tape Drive

Interface

SCSI-2

Format

EXATAPE 8mm

Sustained Transfer Rate

500 KBPS

1 MBPS (compressed - EXB-8205XLI, and EXB-8505XLI only)

Size

5.25 in. half height

View

Top

CONNECTIONS

Function

Label

Function

Label

Ground connector

CN1

Unidentified

CN2

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Setting

Label

Position

Factory configured - do not alter

JP2

Unidentified

DRIVE SELECT ID

Drive ID

JP1/Pins 1 & 2

JP1/Pins 3 & 4

JP5/Pins 5 & 6

 

0

Open

Open

Open

 

1

Closed

Open

Open

2

Open

Closed

Open

 

3

Closed

Closed

Open

 

4

Open

Open

Closed

 

5

Closed

Open

Closed

 

6

Open

Closed

Closed

 

7

Closed

Closed

Closed

MANUFACTURERS RECOMMENDED MEDIA

Drive

Tape

Capacity Without Compression

Capacity With Compression

EXB-8205

EXATAPE MP 15m

Unidentified

0.6GB

EXB-8205

EXATAPE MP 54m

Unidentified

2.3GB

EXB-8205

EXATAPE MP 112m

Unidentified

5.0GB

EXB-8505

EXATAPE MP 15m

Unidentified

1.2GB

EXB-8505

EXATAPE MP 54m

Unidentified

4.7GB

EXB-8505

EXATAPE MP 112m

Unidentified

10.0GB

EXB-8205XLI

EXATAPE MP 15m

Unidentified

0.6GB

EXB-8205XLI

EXATAPE MP 54m

Unidentified

2.3GB

EXB-8205XLI

EXATAPE MP 112m

Unidentified

5.0GB

EXB-8205XLI

EXATAPE MP 160m XL

3.5GB

7.0GB

EXB-8505XLI

EXATAPE MP 15m

Unidentified

1.2GB

EXB-8505XLI

EXATAPE MP 54m

Unidentified

4.7GB

EXB-8505XLI

EXATAPE MP 112m

Unidentified

10.0GB

EXB-8505XLI

EXATAPE MP 160m XL

7.0GB

14.0GB

Note: "MP" refers to "metal particle". "XL" refers to "extended length".

DIAGNOSTIC LED(S)

LED1

(Orange)

LED2

(Grn/Org)

LED3

(Green)

Condition

On

On

On

Power-on self-test start.

On

Flash 1

Off

Power-on self-test end.

Flash 2

Flash 1

Off

Power-on self-test failure.

Off

Flash 1

Off

Ready - no tape.

Off

Flash 1

On

Ready - tape.

Off

Flash 1

Flash 3

Normal tape motion.

Off

Flash 1

Flash 2

High-speed tape motion.

On

Flash 1

On

SCSI bus reset.

Flash 3

Flash 1

Off

Drive error.

Flash 2

Flash 1

Flash 2

Cleaning required.

Note: Flash 1 refers to an irregular flash rate and varies with SCSI bus activity. The LED is off if the drive is not attached to the bus. Flash 2 refers to a fast flash rate at 4 flashes per second. Flash 3 refers to a slow flash rate at 1 flash per second.