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how many cleans does HP DAT 160 Cleaning Cartridge (C8015A) provide?

 
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how many cleans does HP DAT 160 Cleaning Cartridge (C8015A) provide?

A HP StorageWorks DAT 160 SCSI Internal Tape Drive (AG905AM) has been used for 2.5 years in a server which is in an air-conditioned and clean server room.

Two HP DAT 160 (C8011A) tapes are used per week for backup and once a week the drive is cleaned with HP DAT 160 Cleaning Cartridge (C8015A). 

With that usage the cleaning tape must be replaced after 30-35 cleans (it is indicated by the tape drive).

 

On http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/11843_div/11843_div.HTML

I read that the cleaning cartridge should provide 50 cleans.

 

Can anyone comment this data from their experience?

 

-- rpr.