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DAT 40/80

Hi guys,

We currently have a HP 40/80 DAT drive. Can I use 80/160 on this drive?

thanks
ken
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Valued Contributor

Re: DAT 40/80

80/160 DAT?
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Re: DAT 40/80

Yup 80/160 dat.

thanks
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Re: DAT 40/80

Is there a DAT 80/160 Its a news to me.

I think forward compatibility will not be there
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Re: DAT 40/80

is there any chance you can get the part or product number of your drive?
If the flop doesn't fit... go allin!!!
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Re: DAT 40/80

the answer is no
"You can't lead the orchestra without turning your back to the crowd"
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Re: DAT 40/80

Its a HP DLT VS 40/80.

Okay, thank you, so if wont work on bigger DAT tape then?
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Re: DAT 40/80

A VS80 is a DLT drive not a DAT and no. larger tapes will not work.
"You can't lead the orchestra without turning your back to the crowd"
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Re: DAT 40/80

Oh snap, sorry folks. It a DLT, not DAT....OMG!!!! I cant believe I didnt even proof read.

Once again again, sorry abou the mis info.

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Re: DAT 40/80

Dear Ken

Thanks for your queries.....

We can't use HP80/160 DAT cartridge in HP40/80 drive.

But we can read the HP40/80 cartridge in HP 80/160 drive.

Thanks

With Warm regds..

Ravikumar.V