Sun 9840 20GB Tape Cartridge.

  • Part No:
  • 003-3822-01

  • Manufacturer:
  • Sun Microsystems

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  • New Sealed
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Sun 9840 20GB Tape Cartridge.

Sun's 003-3822-01 is a 9840 Enterprise Tapes format tape cartridge. It has a native data storage capacity of 75GB. It features the use of the mid-point load design which enables an average first file access time of 8 seconds and an average access time of 16.5 seconds. When the Sun 003-3822-01 tape cartridge is used with the StorageTek 9840D tape drive, you can transfer native data at rates as high as 30 MB/s

Key Benefits:

Faster data access
With the Sun StorageTek 9840 tape cartridges, access to your data is faster than with any other tape technology, saving you considerable time and money.

Cost Effective
Faster data access allows you to meet more of your storage requirements with tape, minimizing the need for higher-cost disk.

Data Protection
An innovative cartridge design provides exceptional physical protection to prevent costly data loss.

Increase Productivity
Faster data transfer rates enable you to reduce batch windows and accelerate data access, freeing up important staff time.

Unleash Trapped Profits
The 9840 tape cartridges integrate easily with current StorageTek libraries, enabling you to capture more value from your automation investments.

Increase Data Security
A Sun StorageTek VolSafe secure media technology, (write once, read many or WORM) is available for securely archiving and distributing critical data.

Sun 9840 20GB Tape Cartridge.


Product Description

Sun Tape 1/2 in 9840, 20GB


Storage media - Tape cartridge

Media Included Qty



Capacity, native

60 GB (T9940 A), 200 GB (T9940B)

Tape Speed

Read and write: 2.0 m/sec (79 ips) - T9940A, 2.8 m/sec (95 ips) - T9940B

Search and rewind: 11.0 m/sec (440 ips)

Formulation: Advanced metal particle (AMP)

Coercivity: 1625+/-75 Oersteds (130+/16.0 KA/m)

Substrate: Polyethylene naphthalate (PEN)

Track-following servo: Factory pre-recorded

Archival life

15–30 years

Short-length durability

80,000 write/read passes minimum

Long-length durability

6,500 write/read passes minimum (361 full file write/read passes minimum)

Uncorrected bit error rate



10,000 minimum

Supported tape drives

T9940A, T9940B

Physical Characteristics

Form Factor

Half inch, 3480/3490E

Dimensions (HeightxWidthxDepth)

2.54 cmx10.9 cmx12.5 cm

Drop strength

1.0 m

Environmental Parameters

Operating Conditions (°C,%RH)

15°C to 32°C , 20 - 80%

Storage up to 4 weeks (°C,%RH)

5°C to 32°C , 5-80%

Storage - archive (°C,%RH)

15°C to 25°C , 30-40%

Shipping (°C,%RH)

-23°C to 49°C , 5-80%

Wet bulb max (operating)

26° C

Compatabilty Guide

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