Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 52.04 MB
Operating System: Windows NT/XP/2000/ME
Latest Version / Release Date: 9.8.7 / 29 Jan 2004
The Exabyte VXA-2 1394 Tape Drive is an ideal solution for the storage of sensitive and critical data. It has high data transfer rates of up to 6 megabytes per second. It comes with a 230 meter long VXA tape that has the capacity to store up to 80 MB of data. It is supplied with a user manual. It is designed in both external and internal mode. It utilizes the Ultra2 SCSI low-voltage differential and Firewire interfaces. It comes with controls on its front panels to enable users maneuver around their tasks easily. It comes with an auxiliary connector to support operations of the tape. It also comes with an AC power connector for directing power from a grounded AC power connector. In addition, it comes with a serial connector for connecting the tape to a serial port on the computer in use.
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 Exabyte VXA-2 1394 Tape Drive is backward compatible with the first generation VGA-1 tape drive. It is supplied with two firewire connectors to join the tape with two SCSI cables and/or a terminator. It uses up to date technology in its operations and thus users are assured of quality performance. It runs on the Microsoft Windows NT, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows 2003, Microsoft Windows ME, and Microsoft Windows 98. Its physical specifications include a depth of 1.62 inches (41.2 mm), a length of 8.0 inches (203.0 mm) and a width of 5.75 inches (146.0 mm). It weighs 2.2 lbs (1.0 kg). It uses power cables for connection to the power source. It requires a maximum of 125 mVpp for ripples and noise at 20 to 50 Hz. It allows users to use back up software for emergencies cases like during power surges. It is supplied with the manufacturer’s warranty of one year. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Exabyte VXA-2 1394 Tape Drive errors before installing any driver updates.