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91270 Imation 9840 (20/80) GB Tape
Imation 9840 (20/80) GB Tape
  Part No 91270
  Manufacturer: Imation
  In Stock: Yes
  Condition: New  
  Warranty Life Time
  List Price: $108.00
  Our Price: $54.00
Key Features of Imation 9840 (20/80) GB Tape
Imation Black Watch 9840 features a revolutionary, completely internal tape path design and a familiar 3480-based form factor, the 9840 half-inch tape cartridge draws on Imation's 50-year history in half-inch tape manufacturing and development. And, with a fast average access time of 12 seconds, you can count on network-friendly speed combined with enterprise-strength reliability.
Technical Detail

Product Type:

Data Cartridge

Product Name:

91270 9840 Data Cartridge

Packaged Quantity:

20 (but sold individually)

Manufacturer Part Number:



StorageTek 9840

Additional Information:

  • The Imation Black Watch 9840 cartridge incorporates a number of innovations. Imation's industry-leading media technology - including servo writing, flying tape guides and metal particulate formulations - enable tremendous improvements in performance
  • A Media Information Region, recorded directly onto the Imation Black Watch 9840 media, documents and tracks the cartridge's history of use, greatly improving user's ability to monitor, maintain and manage the drives and media
  • While delivering significantly improved performance, the 9840 platform also protects user's existing investment in library infrastructure as the Imation Black Watch 9840 cartridge matches the 3480 and 3490 form factor, and is compatible with StorageTek automated libraries
  • Each Imation Black Watch 9840 cartridge provides 20GB native capacity (typically up to 80GB with compression). Imation's innovative cartridge design helps sustain the 9840 drive's data transfer rate of 10MBps. Data transfer rates of up to 20MBps can be achieved through data compression
  • Coercivity: 1625 Oe
  • Number of Sides: 1
  • Size Media: 1/2 in Tape
  • Humidity:

    20 to 80% Operating, 40 to 60% Storage


    59 oF (15 oC) to Operating, 64.4 oF (18 oC) to Storage

    Shipping Dimensions:

    8" Height x 10.5" Width x 11" Depth

    Shipping Weight:

    14.00 lb

    Storage Capacity:

    80GB Compressed

    Tape Width:

    0.5 "

    Tape Technology:


    Recording Method:

    Serpentine Linear

    Storage Capacity:

    20GB Native

    Tape Length:

    898.95 ft Storage

    Media Coating:

    Black Watch