HP AP835B DAT 320 Tape Drive - 160 GB (Native)/320 GB (Compressed)
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Product Information for HP AP835B DAT 320 Tape Drive - 160 GB (Native)/320 GB (Compressed)

Highlights for HP AP835B DAT 320 Tape Drive - 160 GB (Native)/320 GB (Compressed)

  • Storage Capacity:160 GB (Native)
  • Interface Type:USB
  • Form Factor:Rack-mountable

Marketing Information

HP StorageWorks DAT drives are based on the Digital Data Storage (DDS) format. In fact, DAT is the most successful tape backup technology of all time with more than 18 million DAT drives shipped since its introduction in 1989, and with a current world-wide installed base of over 6 million drives. A number of vendors manufacture DDS format DAT drives, but HP has long been the market leader in DAT technology.



  • Interfaces/Ports: USB 2.0 - USB
  • Drive Performance

  • Buffer: 64 MB
  • Data Transfer Rate: 12 MBps (Native)/24 MBps (Compressed) - 43.20 GBph (Native Backup)/86.40 GBph (Compressed Backup)
  • Environmental Conditions

    General Information

  • Product Type: DAT 320 Tape Drive
  • Manufacturer Part Number: AP835B
  • Manufacturer Website Address: www.hp.com
  • Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
  • Product Model: AP835B
  • Product Name: AP835B DAT 320 Tape Drive
  • Brand Name: HP
  • Storage Media


    Physical Characteristics

  • Dimensions: 33" Height x 23" Width x 11" Depth
  • Weight (Approximate): 38 lb
  • Form Factor: 1U Rack-mountable
  • Power Description



    Technical Information

  • Storage Capacity: 160 GB (Native)/320 GB (Compressed)
  • Recording Formats: DAT 320 (Read/Write)
  • Recording Method: Helical Scan
  • Warranty