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H237

SIEMENS NIXDORF

H237

Device Type

Internal Tape Drive

Interface

SCSI-2

Format

DDS, DDS-2, DDS-DC

Sustained Transfer Rate

510 KBPS (native), 1 KBPS/1.5 KBPS (compressed)

Size

3.5 in. half height

View

Top

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Setting

Label

Position

Factory configured - do not alter

JP5

Unidentified

Media Recognition System enabled

SW1/3

Off

 

Media Recognition System disabled

SW1/3

On

Factory configured - do not alter

SW1/4

On

Factory configured - do not alter

SW1/5

On

Factory configured - do not alter

SW1/6

On

Factory configured - do not alter

SW1/7

On

Factory configured - do not alter

SW1/8

On

DATA COMPRESSION SETTINGS

Function

SW1/1

SW1/2

Data compression enabled managed by system

On

On

 

Data compression disabled

Off

Off

 

Data compression disabled managed by system

Off

On

 

Data compression enabled not managed by system

On

Off

DRIVE SELECT ID

Drive ID

JP2

JP3

JP4

0

Open

Open

Open

1

Open

Open

Closed

2

Open

Closed

Open

3

Open

Closed

Closed

4

Closed

Open

Open

5

Closed

Open

Closed

6

Closed

Closed

Open

7

Closed

Closed

Closed

TERMINATION POWER SELECTION

Setting

JP1

TERMPWR supplied by drive to SCSI interface

Open

 

TERMPWR supplied by drive

Closed

MANUFACTURERS RECOMMENDED MEDIA

Tape

Capacity Without Compression

Capacity With Compression

60 meter DDS cartridge

1.3GB

2.6GB

90 meter DDS cartridge

2.0GB

4.0GB

120 meter DDS cartridge

4.0GB

8.0/16.0GB

Note: Maximum capacity is dependent on data type.

DIAGNOSTIC LED(S)

LED

Color

Status

Condition

LED1

Green

On

Cartridge present, drive active

LED1

Green

Slow Blinking

Cartridge loading or unloading

LED1

Green

Fast Blinking

Cartridge is being read or written to

LED1

Green

Off

No power/drive Idle, no cartridge

LED2

Yellow

On

Drive fault detected

LED2

Yellow

Blinking

Drive cleaning required

LED2

Yellow

Off

No drive fault detected