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L2000 and Tape Drives

Emil Henry
Regular Advisor

L2000 and Tape Drives

Hello!

Want to connect 2 tapes drives (Sony AIT-3) to a L-2000 (A5191A). Was wondering whether A5150A is my fastest throughput option or can I use a A5856A for tape drives?

Thanks in advance.

Regards,

Emil
1 REPLY
Denver Osborn
Honored Contributor

Re: L2000 and Tape Drives

Hi Emil,

Both controllers are Ultra2 SCSI, but the A5856A is HP's RAID 4si controller. As per the install notes for the RAID 4si controller, it supports SCSI Disk drives (no tapes).

http://docs.hp.com/en/J6173-90007/ch01s01.html

Hope this helps,
-denver