Sony AIT-1 Data Cartridge
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Product Information for Sony AIT-1 Data Cartridge

Highlights for Sony AIT-1 Data Cartridge

  • Tape Technology:AIT
  • Storage Capacity:35GB (Native)/70GB (Compressed)
  • Package Type:Retail

Marketing Information

Sony AIT (Advanced Intelligent Tape) format is intelligently engineered to stand apart - no other tape cartridge features both an MIC chip (the brains) and a pure metal magnetic layer designed for maximum capacity and longevity (the brawn).

General Information

  • Manufacturer
  • : Sony Corporation
  • Manufacturer Part Number
  • : SDX135C
  • Manufacturer Website Address
  • :
  • Product Name
  • : AIT-1 Data Cartridge
  • Packaged Quantity
  • : 1
  • Package Type
  • : Retail
  • Product Type
  • : Data Cartridge

    Technical Information

  • Tape Technology
  • : AIT - AIT-1
  • Storage Capacity
  • : 35GB (Native)/70GB (Compressed)
  • Tape Length
  • : 754.59 ft
  • Tape Width
  • : 0.31 "
  • Media Coating
  • : Advanced Metal Evaporated (AME)
  • Recording Method
  • : Helical Scan
  • Drive Support
  • : AIT-1

    Environmental Conditions

    Physical Characteristics

  • Shipping Dimensions
  • : 0.75" Height x 2.75" Width x 4.25" Depth
  • Shipping Weight
  • : 0.15 lb


    Additional Information

  • MIC (Memory in Cassette)- The AIT cartridges feature a built-in flash memory chip that stores directory and operational information. The result is rapid access to desired data and greatly reduced loading and ejection times
  • DLC(Diamond Like Carbon) Coating- The tape surface is protected by a smooth carbon coating that is nearly as hard as diamond and 20 times harder than metal oxides. The benefit is maximum reliability and life
  • AME (Advanced Metal Evaporated) Tape- Now Sony delivers 100% pure cobalt for high retentivity. Patented process for depositing a pure metal magnetic layer directly on the basefilm without adhesive or binders. The benefit from this AME technology is maximum recording performance
  • An imbedded 16K memory chip stores both the table of contents and file location information
  • Compatibility: PC
  • Media Form Factor: Proprietary
  • Number of Sides: 1
  • Compatibility

    AIT1 drives with the appropriate firmware upgrade

    Country of Origin



  • Standard Warranty
  • : 90 Day(s) Limited
  • Additional Warranty Information
  • : Sony Electronics Inc. or Sony of Canada Ltd. ("Sony") warrants your consumer or data media product ("Product") against defects in material or workmanship for its normal, useful life or for 90 days from the date of purchase. (See each product for the length of its warranty.) If Sony determines the product to be defective in materials or workmanship, Sony will replace the product at no charge or, at Sony's option, refund the purchase price shown on your receipt. To obtain warranty service in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, call 1-800-942-SONY (7669) or visit us at For warranty service in Canada, send the Product, postage prepaid, to Sony of Canada Ltd., Recording Media Group, 115 Gordon Baker Road, Toronto, Ontario M2H 3R6 Canada. Please include a written description of the problem encountered.