Exabyte VXA-3 SCSI Tape Drive

Category: Storage and hard drive
Manufacturer: Exabyte
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size:  0.1 MiB
Operating System: Windows 2003, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: / 31 May 2005

Windows device driver information for Exabyte VXA-3 SCSI Tape Drive

The VXA-320 or VXA-3 is one of Exabyte’s award-winning packet technologies. This technology enables tape drives to read and write data utilizing digital packets. This technology works just like the Internet. Its data transfer rate reaches up to twenty four megabytes per second. This gives network administrators the flexibility and the facility to archive 320 GB of data. Exabyte products are also equipped with the software PerfectWrite. They are also equipped with four level Reed-Solomon Error Correction technology. VXA products are the only products that can restore data even when the tape is damaged. VXA X Tape drives are have three different cartridge capacities including 40GB and 80GB, 80GB and 160 GB, and 160GB and 320 GB. It also uses AME. AME gives longer tape life compared to other tape technologies. This can be used a maximum of 500 times as compared to only ninety nine maximum uses for DDS tapes.

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Tape drives or streaming tape drives are data storage devices that can read and write data stored on a magnetic tape. This device is used mostly for off-line and archival data storage purposes. Its durability is one of the reasons that this device is used for archival purposes. Disk drives do not have sequential access storage. However, tape drives do. Sequential access enables random access storage. This means that tape drives spend time in reading and writing to any random disk part. This may be a very slow process, but this enables the device to stream data at a very rapid rate. Exabyte VXA-3 SCSI Tape Drive is manufactured by Exabyte. The driver for this device is compatible with the following operating systems: Windows 2003, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows and 98. The latest version for the driver is It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Exabyte VXA-3 SCSI Tape Drive errors before installing any driver updates.