Seagate STT8000A Tape Drive tape compatibility

Discussion in 'Backup Software' started by Tom, Oct 29, 2005.

  1. Tom

    Tom Guest

    Hello,

    I know the TR-4s are used in the STT8000A tape drives. Are the TR-3
    compatible with that drive as well?

    Thanks in advance,
    Tom
     
    Tom, Oct 29, 2005
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  2. Tom

    Tom Guest

    Ok thank you very much for the reply. That's what I was afraid of.
    Now back to the drawing board. :)

    Thanks again,
    Tom
     
    Tom, Nov 18, 2005
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  3. Hi Tom:

    The answer might not be so simple, depending on what you want to do.
    Sometimes newer drives can read older tapes for restoring data. I don't
    know what problem you are trying to solve.

    Asking Technical Support is best. Seagate handed off tape drive support
    to Certance; now I see Certance was acquired by Quantum...

    http://www.certance.com/support/glossaryofterms/

    I would start there if you want to dig deeper.

    Good luck,
    Wayne Scott
     
    Wayne W. Scott, Nov 21, 2005
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