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Tape drive on USB port of c3000 OA module

chuckk281
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Tape drive on USB port of c3000 OA module

Ramu needed a tape drive for a c3000 customer:

 

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Hi

 

Can we connect USB tape drive on the USB port of c3000 OA module?.

 

C3000 Installation guide states "A USB 2.0 Type A connector that connects supported USB devices" to the USB port. Does that mean Tape drive can be connected?.

 

We are proposing c3000 for a large requirement where no free slots for tape blade available. c7000 does not qualify due to rack space limitation.

 

Appreciate fast response.

 

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Jeroen replied:

 

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Howdy, no a tapedrive is not qualified as US attached device. Only mouse, keyboard and flashdrive.

 

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Have you tried one that works? Let us know.