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Need DLT Drive External with Hot Swap Capability

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Need DLT Drive External with Hot Swap Capability

Dear all my friends,

I need your info regarding my enquiry from my customer.

I need the DLT Drives 40/80GB External with one enclosure and 2 drives inside, without ROBOTIC and Magazine/Library Future. Just the external Casing Drive and include dlt 8000 drive it self with Hot Pluggable to minimized server down time.

The old product they are using is "ANDATACO DLT 4000 - 20/40GB) drive".

If you have any information, please help me. Please inform the Part number and contact to buy or price may be ..

Just e-mail me to

Any BRAND's if can, and NEW or Refurbushed Product it's OK.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Best regards,

Marino Meloni_1
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Re: Need DLT Drive External with Hot Swap Capability

Dear Sir,

Thanks for your sugestion. I am very happy to hear HP StorageWorks 5300. But the problem, when i read the tech spec, that storage can't use DLT Drive media.

Just DAT, CD/DVD, or LTO drive.

did you any advice ?

For Discontinue products may be ?