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SIDEWINDER 50 EXTERNAL

SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, INC.

SIDEWINDER 50 EXTERNAL

Device Type

External Tape Drive

Interface

SCSI-2 Fast/Wide

Format

AIT-1

Sustained Transfer Rate

3MBPS (Native), 6 to 9MBPS (Compressed)

Size

5.25 in. half height

View

Bottom

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Setting

Label

Position

Parity check enabled

JP1/1

Open

 

Parity check disabled

JP1/1

Closed

Factory configured - do not alter

JP1/2

Unidentified

Factory configured - do not alter

SW2/1

Unidentified

Factory configured - do not alter

SW2/2

Unidentified

Factory configured - do not alter

SW2/3

Unidentified

Factory configured - do not alter

SW2/4

Unidentified

Termination enabled

SW2/6

On

 

Termination disabled

SW2/6

Off

Data compression enabled

SW2/7

On

 

Data compression disabled

SW2/7

Off

Factory configured - do not alter

SW2/8

On

DRIVE SELECT ID

Note: To configure the tape drive's SCSI ID, you must set SW1 to the desired ID number. The SCSI ID number is viewable through the viewing window on SW1. The address is shown in hexadecimal form.

TERMINATION POWER SELECTION

Setting

SW2/5

TERMPWR supplied by drive

On

 

TERMPWR supplied by SCSI interface to drive

Off

MANUFACTURERS RECOMMENDED MEDIA

Tape

Capacity Without Compression

Capacity With Compression

AIT-1

25GB

50GB to 75GB

DIAGNOSTIC LED(S)

LED1

LED2

LED3

LED4

Condition

On

Variable

Variable

Variable

Power on

Off

Off

Off

Off

Power off

On

Off

Off

Off

No drive or SCSI activity

On

On

Off

Off

SCSI activity only

On

Quick flash

Quick flash

Off

Write-enabled tape being loaded or unloaded

On

Quick flash

Quick flash

On

Write-protected tape being loaded or unloaded

On

Off

On

Quick flash

Cleaning tape

On

Off

On

Off

Tape loaded - No drive or SCSI activity

On

On

On

Off

Tape loaded - Activity on SCSI bus only

On

Quick flash

On

Off

Tape loaded - SCSI and drive activity

On

Variable

On

On

Write-protected tape loading into drive

On

Variable

Blinking

Variable

Media error (loaded tape has excess errors)

On

Unidentified

Unidentified

Blinking

Tape heads need cleaning

On

Unidentified

Unidentified

Double flash

Self-test failure

On

Slow flash

Unidentified

Unidentified

Hardware failure - Waiting for reset

On

Unidentified

Slow flash

Unidentified

Hardware failure - Waiting for eject

Note: The color of the LED's are unidentified.