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SDX-300 (DIFFERENTIAL),

SONY CORPORATION

SDX-300 (DIFFERENTIAL),

SDX-300C (DIFFERENTIAL)

Device Type

Tape Drive

Interface

SCSI-2 Fast/Wide/Differential

Format

Sony AIT (Advanced Intelligent Tape)

Sustained Transfer Rate

3MBPS (SDX-300)

6MBPS (SDX-300C)

Size

3.5 in. half height

View

Top

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Setting

Label

Position

Termination enabled

JP1/Pins 9 & 10

Closed

 

Termination disabled

JP1/Pins 9 & 10

Open

Factory configured - do not alter.

SW1/1

Off

Factory configured - do not alter.

SW1/2

Off

Factory configured - do not alter.

SW1/3

Off

Factory configured - do not alter.

SW1/4

Off

Factory configured - do not alter.

SW1/5

Off

Factory configured - do not alter.

SW1/6

Off

Data compression enabled

SW1/7

On

 

Data compression disabled

SW1/7

Off

Parity enabled

SW1/8

On

 

Parity disabled

SW1/8

Off

Note: Exact orientation of SW1 is unidentified.

DRIVE SELECT ID

Drive ID

JP1/Pins 1 & 2

JP1/Pins 3 & 4

JP1/Pins 5 & 6

JP1/Pins 7 & 8

0

Open

Open

Open

Open

1

Open

Open

Open

Closed

2

Open

Open

Closed

Open

3

Open

Open

Closed

Closed

4

Open

Closed

Open

Open

5

Open

Closed

Open

Closed

6

Open

Closed

Closed

Open

7

Open

Closed

Closed

Closed

8

Closed

Open

Open

Open

9

Closed

Open

Open

Closed

10

Closed

Open

Closed

Open

11

Closed

Open

Closed

Closed

12

Closed

Closed

Open

Open

13

Closed

Closed

Open

Closed

14

Closed

Closed

Closed

Open

15

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

TERMINATION POWER SELECTION

Setting

JP1/Pins 11 & 12

TERMPWR supplied by drive

Closed

 

TERMPWR supplied by SCSI interface to drive

Open

MANUFACTURERS RECOMMENDED MEDIA

Drive

Tape

Capacity Without Compression

Capacity With Compression

SDX-300

SDX-T3N A-ME* cartridge 170 meter

25.0 GB

50.0 GB

SDX-300C

SDX-T3N A-ME* cartridge 170 meter

25.0 GB

50.0 GB

Note: *Refers to the Sony Advanced Metal Evaporated (A-ME) media.

MISCELLANEOUS TECHNICAL NOTES

Exact location of terminating resistors is unidentified.