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SCORPION 96, STL496000N

SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, INC.

SCORPION 96, STL496000N

Device Type

Internal Tape Drive

Interface

SCSI

Format

DDS-3

Sustained Transfer Rate

1,100KBPS

2,200KBPS (compressed)

Size

5.25 in. full height

View

Bottom

CONNECTIONS

Function

Label

Serial port (pin-out and function unidentified)

CN1

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Setting

Label

Position

»

MRS Mode disabled

SW1/S4

On

 

MRS Mode enabled

SW1/S4

Off

»

Parity check disabled

SW1/S5

Off

 

Parity check enabled

SW1/S5

On

»

Data compression enabled

SW1/S6

Off

 

Data compression disabled

SW1/S6

On

»

Factory configured - do not alter

SW1/S7

Off

»

Self-Test disabled

SW1/S8

Off

 

Self-Test enabled

SW1/S8

On

Note: MRS (Media Recognition System) Mode enabled allows drive to detect DDS cartridges that support this feature.

DRIVE SELECT ID

Drive ID

JP1/Pins 1 & 2

JP1/Pins 3 & 4

JP1/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

Note: If using Pins 1-6 of JP1 for SCSI ID selection, S1, S2, and S3 of SW1 must be set to the ‘Off’ position.

DRIVE SELECT ID

Drive ID

SW1/S1

SW1/S2

SW1/S3

»

0

Off

Off

Off

 

1

On

Off

Off

 

2

Off

On

Off

 

3

On

On

Off

 

4

Off

Off

On

 

5

On

Off

On

 

6

Off

On

On

 

7

On

On

On

Note: If using S1, S2, and S3 of SW1 for SCSI ID selection, Pins 1-6 of JP1 must be set to the ‘Open’ position.

TERMINATION POWER SELECTION

Setting

JP2

»

TERMPWR supplied by drive

Closed

 

TERMPWR supplied by SCSI interface to drive

Open

MANUFACTURERS RECOMMENDED MEDIA

Tape

Capacity Without Compression

Capacity With Compression

90 meter DDS-DC DAT cartridge

8.0GB (4 Tapes)

16.0GB (4 Tapes)

120 meter DDS-2 DAT cartridge

16.0GB (4 Tapes)

32.0GB (4 Tapes)

125 meter DDS-3 DAT cartridge

48.0GB (4 Tapes)

96.0GB (4 Tapes)

Note: Above capacities are achieved by loading 4 cartridges only.

DIAGNOSTIC LED(S)

LED

Color

Status

Condition

LED1

Green

On

Cartridge is inserted and does not generate excessive errors

LED1

Green

Slow Flash

Cartridge is inserted but generates excessive errors (cleaning may be required)

LED1

Green

Fast Flash

Drive could not write to tape correctly - cleaning required

LED1

Green

Off

Cartridge not loaded

LED2

Amber

On

Drive is reading or writing to the tape

LED2

Amber

Fast Flash

A hardware fault occurred or moisture detected on tape

LED2

Amber

Off

Drive is not reading or writing to the tape

LED3

Green

On

A data compression or decompression operation is in progress on the current cartridge

LED3

Green

Off

A data compression or decompression operation is not in progress on the current cartridge

LED4

Green

On

A write-protected cartridge is currently loaded

LED4

Green

Off

A write-protected cartridge is not currently loaded

Note: If LED1 flashes slowly during flash of LED2, a prerecorded audio cartridge is inserted and is being played automatically. Use DDS DAT cleaning cartridges only.