Caution Level: Intermediate
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Operating System: Windows 95/98/2000/2003/XP
Latest Version / Release Date: DLT1 / Not available
This is a 40/80 GB DLT tape drive that is mostly used for backup solutions for the high to mid servers as a standalone product. The technology incorporated in the DLT technology is positioned at the high end of the secondary storage Compaq portfolio. The Compaq portfolio includes drivers that are responsible for the functioning of the DLT. The AIT has similar positioning as the DLT but the DLT is drivers are merely just a part of the total Compaq solution of branded servers that act as media and storage. The DlT uses the trial software which helps in addition of applications that do not come ready made for the main machine. The DLT is a has a native transfer 6 MB per second thanks to the 40 GB native hard drive that comes with the DLT. The DLT is a part of a Compaq solution.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The DLT is positioned at the high end of the secondary high end of the Compaq storage portfolio. The DLT utilizes the on drive LZL data compression that is characterized by the 80 GB hard drive that has a transfer rate of 12Mb per second and it is far much better than the 40 GB. The DLT utilizes the LVD wide ultra SCSI interface that is supported by the large space of the DLT which is responsible for the higher performance and can be comparable by the pricing of the 35/70 GB DLT. The DLT has a SCSI interface that has a wide LVD with a head life of 50 000 hours with a media type of DLT tape, DLT tape III, DLT tape IV and DLT tape IIIXT. The DLT is compatible with Microsoft Windows 95/98/2000/2003/XP and Novel Net ware. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Compaq DLT1 Tape Drive errors before installing any driver updates.