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Seagate Technology, Inc. is a leading data technology company providing products for storing, managing and accessing digital information. Seagate develops and manufactures some of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including disc and tape storage devices, magnetic recording heads and media, precision motors, microelectronics, and data access and management software. With $9.0 billion in revenue, operations in 22 countries and over 100,000 employees worldwide, the Scotts Valley, CA-based company is the world's largest manufacturer of disc drives and related components and one of the globe's largest industrial corporations.

Products

Elite Family

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5.25-inch Disc Drives

  • Industry's highest performance 5.25-inch disc drives
  • Five year limited warranty
  • Ultra SCSI interface
  • Formatted capacities of 23.2 Gbytes
  • 5,400-RPM spindle speed reduces average latency to 5.56 msec

Seagate's Elite family of high-capacity, 5.25-inch drives providesthe industry's highest levels of performance for data rate and data accessapplications. The Elite family also provides the highest levels of provenreliability. Today, Elite is the established performance leader in systemsapplications ranging from desktop workstations through super-computers.

Elite Family

ST423451N
ST423451W
ST423451WD
Elite 23

Capacity,

Formatted Gbytes

(512 bytes/sector)

23.2

Interface

Ultra SCSI
(8-bit and 16-bit)

Performance

Internal Transfer Rate,
ZBR (Mbits/sec)

86 to 124

External Transfer Rate (Mbytes/sec)

20/40

Multisegmented Cache (Kbytes)

2,048

Track-to-Track Seek, Read/Write (msec)

1.1/2.1

Average Seek,
Read/Write (msec)

13/14

Maximum Seek, Read/Write (msec)

28

Spindle Speed (RPM)

5,400

Average Latency (msec)

5.56

Configuration/Organization

Discs/Data Surfaces

14/28

Servo Heads

Embedded

Sectors per Drive
(512 Bytes/sector)

45,322,644

Cylinders

6,876

Recording Method

PRML (0,4,4)

Reliability and Data Integrity

MTBF

500,000

Recoverable Read Errors
per Bits Read

10 per 1011

Nonrecoverable Read Errors per Bits Read

10 per 1014

Seek Errors (per seek)

10 per 108

Limited Warranty (yrs)

5

Power Requirements

DC, Typical/Idle (W)

24.1/22.8

Environmental

Operating
Temperature (°C)

5 to 50

Physical

Height (inches/mm)

3.25/82.6

Width (inches/mm)

5.75/146.1

Depth (inches/mm)

8.0/203.2

Weight (lbs/kgs)

7.0/3.2

Medalist Family

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3.5-inch Disc Drives

  • Burst data-transfer rates up to 16.6 Mbytes per second
  • Seek times as fast as 12 msec
  • Energy Star compliant with low power dissipation, quiet operation
  • Easy installation
  • Three year limited warranty

The Medalist family of 3.5-inch drives address the storage needs oflow-cost entry level and value class desktop PCs. These drives meet the small form-factor and low power requirements of today's desktop systems, and feature the ATA-3 interface. The Medalist family targets the market segment where capacity, performance and price are equally important.

Medalist Family

ST31082A
Medalist 1082

ST31276A
Medalist 1276

ST31720A
Medalist 1720

Capacity, Formatted

Gbytes

(512 bytes/sector)

1.082

1.275

1.705

Interface

ATA-3

ATA-3

ATA-3

Performance

Internal Transfer
Rate, ZBR (Mbits/sec)

up to 67.2

up to 67.2

up to 88

External Transfer
Rate (Mbytes/sec)

up to 16.6

up to 16.6

up to 16.6

Average Sustained Transfer Rate (Mbytes/sec)

>3.5

>3.5

>3.5

Multisegmented Cache
(Kbytes)

64

64

128

Multimedia-Ready

Yes

Yes

Yes

Average Seek
(msec)

12.5

12.5

12.0

Average Latency (msec)

6.7

6.7

6.7

Track-to-Track Seek
(msec)

3.0

3.0

2.0

Spindle Speed (RPM)

4,500

4,500

4,500

Drive Configuration

Discs

2

2

2

Read-Write Heads

4

4

4

Bytes per Sector

512

512

512

Recording Method

RLL (1,7)

RLL (1,7)

RLL (1,7)

Logical Geometry

Sectors per Track (max)

63

63

63

Cylinders (max)

2,097

2,482

3,305

Reliability and
Data Integrity

MTBF
(power on hours)

300,000

300,000

300,000

Contact Start/Stops

40,000

40,000

40,000

SeaShield™ ESD, Impact protection

No

No

No

S.M.A.R.T. Capable

Yes

Yes

Yes

Nonrecoverable Errors per Bits Read

1 per 1014

1 per 1014

1 per 1014

Service Life (years)

5

5

5

Limited Warranty (years)

3

3

3

Power Requirements

+12 VDC +/-5%
(amps max)

1.2

1.2

1.4

+5 VDC +/-5%
(amps)

0.5

0.5

0.5

Power Management (watts)

Seeking

4.9

4.9

4.9

Read/Write

4.6

4.6

4.6

Idle

4.0

4.0

4.0

Standby

1.2

1.2

1.0

Environmental

Operating
Shock (Gs)

5

5

5

Nonoperating
Shock (Gs)

75

75

75

Operating
Temperature (°C)

5 to 55

5 to 55

5 to 55

Nonoperating Temperature (°C)

-40 to 60

-40 to 60

-40 to 60

Acoustics, Idle (dBA)

34

34

34

Physical

Height (inches/mm)

1.03/26.2

1.03/26.2

1.03/26.2

Width (inches/mm)

4.03/102.4

4.03/102.4

4.03/102.4

Depth (inches/mm)

5.79/146.9

5.79/146.9

5.79/146.9

Weight (lbs/kgs)

1.2/0.54

1.2/0.54

1.2/0.54

Software

Bundled Software

Disk Manager

Disk Manager

Disk Manager

Cheetah Family

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3.5-inch Form-Factor

  • Industry's highest performance 10,000-RPM 3.5-inch disc drives
  • Embedded servo provides uninterrupted data-transfer for A/V applications
  • Unsurpassed formatted transfer rates of 11.3 to 16.8 Mbytes per second
  • High performance Ultra SCSI and Fibre Channel interfaces
  • Advanced SCSI Architecture II (ASA II)
  • Average seek times as fast as 7.5 msec

The Cheetah family of disc drives offers the industry's highest random I/O transaction performance and astounding formatted data-transfer rates. These drives incorporate leading edge technology such as MR heads, a PRML channel and embedded servo. The Cheetah family provides unmatched performance for demanding application platforms such as workstations, network file servers and enterprise-wide servers. This family is the superior solution for nonlinear video editing and graphics-visualization requirements and transaction-intensive busines applications such as banking or reservation systems.

Cheetah Family ST34501N


ST34501W
ST34501WD
ST34501WC
ST34501DC


Cheetah 4LP
ST34501FC
Cheetah 4LP
ST19101N


ST19101W
ST19101WD
ST19101WC
ST19101DC


Cheetah 9
ST19101FC
Cheetah 9

Capacity, Formatted
Gbytes (512 bytes/sector)

4.55

4.55

9.1

9.1

Interface

Ultra SCSI
(8- and
16-bit, SCA)

Fibre Channel
(Dual Port)

Ultra SCSI
(8- and
16-bit, SCA)

Fibre Channel
(Dual Port)

Performance
Internal Transfer
Rate, ZBR (Mbits/sec)

122 to 177

122 to 177

122 to 177

122 to 177

Internal Formatted Transfer
Rate, ZBR (Mbytes/sec)

11.3 to 16.8

11.3 to 16.8

11.3 to 16.8

11.3 to 16.8

External Transfer Rate
8-bit/16-bit (Mbytes/sec)

20/40

100 per port

20/40

100 per port

Multisegmented Cache (Kbytes)

512
(2,048 optional)

1,024

512
(2,048 optional)

1,024

Track-to-Track Seek Read/Write(msec)

0.78/1.04

0.78/1.04

0.78/1.04

0.78/1.04

Average Seek,
Read/Write (msec)

7.5/8.5

7.5/8.5

8/9

8/9

Maximum Seek
Read/Write (msec)

18

19

18

19

Average Latency (msec)

2.99

2.99

2.99

2.99

Spindle Speed (RPM)

10,033

10,033

10,033

10,033

Configuration/Organization
Discs

4

4

8

8

Read/Write Heads

8

8

16

16

Servo Heads

Embedded

Embedded

Embedded

Embedded

Bytes per Sector (typ)

512

512

512

512

Sectors per Drive
(512 bytes/sector)

8,890,080

8,890,080

17,839,344

17,839,344

Cylinders

6,526

6,526

6,526

6,526

Recording Method

PRML (0,4,4)

PRML (0,4,4)

PRML (0,4,4)

PRML (0,4,4)

Reliability and Data Integrity
MTBF
(power on hours)

1,000,000

1,000,000

1,000,000

1,000,000

Nonrecoverable Read Errors per Bits Read

1 per 1014

1 per 1014

1 per 1014

1 per 1014

Limited Warranty
(yrs)

5

5

5

5

Power Requirements
+12 VDC +/-5%
(amps typ/max)

0.82/2.0

0.94/3.0

1.42/4.0

1.6/4.2

+5 VDC +/-5% (amps)

0.74

1.15

0.74

1.15

Power (Idle watts)

12.0

15.5

20.7

23.7

Environmental
Operating Temperature (°C)

5 to 50

5 to 50

5 to 50

5 to 50

Nonoperating Temperature (°C)

-40 to 70

-40 to 70

-40 to 70

-40 to 70

Physical
Height (inches/mm)

1.0/25.4

1.0/25.4

1.63/41.4

1.63/41.4

Width (inches/mm)

4.0/101.6

4.0/101.6

4.0/101.6

4.0/101.6

Depth (inches/mm)

5.75/146.1

5.75/146.1

5.75/146.1

5.75/146.1

Weight (lbs/kgs)

1.33/0.60

1.33/0.60

2.25/1.02

2.25/1.02

TapeStor Floppy & Parallel Travan Tape Storage Systems

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  • Most extensive line of Travan products on the market
  • Capacities from 800 Mbytes to 3.2 Gbytes with software data compression
  • Windows 95 and DOS/Windows environments
  • Two year limited warranty

Seagate's TapeStor family of floppy and parallel port drives offer cost-effective, compact, internal floppy and external parallel port tape storage systems for desktop and laptop applications. TapeStor solution kits include the tape drive, DOS / Windows 95 software, data cable and installation manuals.

TapeStor Family

800 Mbytes
TST800R-F
STT3800P-R
TapeStor 800

3,200 Mbytes
TST3200R-F*
STT63200P-R
TapeStor 3200

Compressed Capacities (Mbytes)

Travan

800

3,200

QIC-Wide

420

1,700

Quarter Inch

350/250

1,360

Native Capacities (Mbytes)

Travan

400

1,600

QIC-Wide

208

850

Quarter Inch

170/124

680

Interface

Physical (internal)

QIC-107

QIC-107

Physical (external)

Parallel (EPP)

Parallel (EPP)

Performance

Data Transfer Rate (Kbytes/sec)

82

160

Read/Write (ips)

68/34

45/22

Search/Rewind (ips)

110

90

Reliability/Data Integrity

MTBF (20% duty cycle):

Internal (hours)

200,000

200,000

External (hours)

150,000

150,000

Error Rate (bits)

<1 per 1015

<1 per 1015

Limited Warranty (years)

2

2

Compatibility

Read Only Compatibility

QIC-80

QIC-80
QIC-Wide

Media Compatibility

3M Travan TR-1

QW-5122XLF

2120XL, 2120

(DC2000)

3M Travan TR-3

QW-3020XL

(QIC-Wide)

MC3020XL

Bundled Software

Internal

Seagate Backup

Seagate Backup

External

Tape-it

Tape-it

Power Requirements

Internal:

     +5V

+/- 5% Idle/Stepping

    (amps max)

0.15/0.8

0.15/0.8

    +12V

+/- 10% Idle/Running

    (amps max)

0.03/1.8

0.03/1.8

Watts:

    Idle

1.5

1.5

    Nominal

10.0

10.0

    Max

17.0

17.0

External:

    VAC, 60 Hz Domestic

120

120

    VAC, 50 Hz International

NA

NA

Surge:

    Internal, +12V (amps max)

2.0

2.0

    External (amps max)

2.0

2.0

Environmental

Operating Temperature:

    Internal (°C)

5 to 45

5 to 45

    External (°C)

5 to 35

5 to 35

Nonoperating Temperature (°C)

-40 to 65

-40 to 65

Relative Humidity
(% noncondensing)

20 to 80

20 to 80

Wet Bulb Temperature (°C)

26

26

Form Factor

Internal (inches)

3.5 x 1 or

5.25 x half-height

(1.7 inches)

3.5 x 1 or

5.25 x half-height

(1.7 inches)

External

Stand-alone unit with integrated power supply

Stand-alone unit with integrated power supply

TapeStor 8000 Travan Tape Storage Systems

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  • Most extensive line of Travan products on the market
  • Capacities up to 8 Gbytes with software data compression
  • Windows 95, DOS/Windows. Windows NT and NetWare environments
  • Two year limited warranty

Seagate's TapeStor family of SCSI and ATAPI Travan Tape Drives offer cost-effective, internal SCSI and ATAPI and external SCSI tape storage systems for servers and high-end workstations. TapeStor solution kits include the tape drive, DOS / Windows 95 software, data cable and installation manuals.

TapeStor Family 8-Gbyte SCSI


TST8000R-S
TST8000E-S
TapeStor 8000

8-Gbyte ATAPI


TST8000R-A
TapeStor 8000

Compressed Capacities (Gbytes, utilizing a 2:1 compression ratio)
Travan (TR-4)

8.0

8.0

QIC-Wide

4.0

4.0

Quarter Inch

3.2

3.2

Native Capacities (Gbytes)
Travan (TR-4)

4.0

4.0

QIC-Wide

2.0

2.0

Quarter Inch

1.6

1.6

Interface
Physical (internal)

SCSI, SCSI-2

ATAPI

Physical (external)

SCSI, SCSI-2

NA

Performance
Data Transfer Rate (Kbytes/sec)

600/450/300*

600/450/300*

Read/Write (ips)

92/69/46

92/69/46

Search/Rewind (ips)

100

100

Backup Rate, Sustained:
    Native
    (Mbytes/min, max)

30

30

    Compressed
    (Mbytes/min, max)

60

60

Reliability/Data Integrity
MTBF (20% duty cycle):

Internal (hours)

200,000

200,000

External (hours)

150,000

NA

Error Rate (bits)

<1 per 1015

<1 per 1015

Limited Warranty (years)

2

2

Compatibility
Read Only Compatibility

QIC-3020


QIC-3010


QIC-80

QIC-3020


QIC-3010


QIC-80

Media Compatibility

3M Travan TR-4


Seagate 8000TR4
Seagate 4000QT
Sony QW-3080XLF


3M Mini Magnus 3080

3M Travan TR-4


Seagate 8000TR4
Seagate 4000QT
Sony QW-3080XLF


3M Mini Magnus 3080

Bundled Software
Internal

Seagate Backup

Seagate Backup

External

Seagate Backup

NA

Power Requirements
Operating, Internal:
+5V +/- 5% Idle/Stepping
(amps max)

0.63/1.0

0.63/1.0

+12V +/- 10% Idle/Running
(amps max)

0.25/1.8

0.25/1.8

Watts:
Idle

1.0

1.0

Nominal

27

27

Max

35

35

Operating, External:
VAC, 60 Hz Domestic

120

NA

VAC, 50 Hz International

230 Autoranging

NA

Surge:
Internal, +12V (amps max)

2.2

2.2

External (amps max)

2.0

NA

Environmental
Operating Temperature:
Internal (°C)

5 to 45

5 to 45

External (°C)

5 to 35

NA

Nonoperating Temperature (°C)

-40 to 65

-40 to 65

Relative Humidity
(% noncondensing)

20 to 80

20 to 80

Wet Bulb Temperature (°C)

26

26

Form Factor (inches) 3.5 x 1 or


5.25 x half-height


(1.7 inches)
3.5 x 1 or


5.25 x half-height


(1.7 inches)

Scorpion High-Performance DAT Family

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  • Native transfer rates up to 1,100 Kbytes per second
  • Read-after-write, four-head design
  • High-performance 2-Mbyte buffer
  • Compatible with most popular operating systems

Seagate's family of rip-roaring high-performance, high-capacity DAT drivesoffer low cost multigigabyte data protection for high-end servers and workstations backed by a two year warranty. Choose from 2-, 4-, 8- or 24-Gbyte DAT drives.

High Performance DAT Family
3.5-inch internal


5.25-inch internal
External


 


2 Gbytes
DAT
STD12000N
STD22000N
STD62000N


Scorpion 2

4 Gbytes
DAT
STD14000N
STD24000N
STD64000N
Scorpion 4

8 Gbytes
DAT
STD18000N
STD28000N
STD68000N
Scorpion 8

24 Gbytes
DAT
STD124000N
STD224000N
STD624000N
Scorpion 24
Compressed Capacities (Gbytes)1
90 Meter Tape

NA

4.0

4.0

4.0

120 Meter Tape

NA

NA

8.0

8.0

125 Meter Tape

NA

NA

NA

24.0

Native Capacities (Gbytes)2
90 Meter Tape

2.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

120 Meter Tape

NA

NA

4.0

4.0

125 Meter Tape

NA

NA

NA

12.0

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Native Transfer Rate
(Kbytes/sec)

550

550

550

1,100

Compressed Transfer
Rate (Kbytes/sec)

NA

1,100

1,100

2,200

Tape Speed
(in/sec; mm/sec)

0.7; 17.9

0.7; 17.9

0.47; 11.9

0.47; 11.9

Head-to-Tape Speed
(in/sec; mm/sec)

270; 6,858

270; 6,858

270; 6,858

270; 6,858

Search/Rewind Speed
(x normal speed)

200

200

200

200

Average Access Time:
    90 Meter Tape
    (secs)

30

30

30

30

    120 Meter Tape
    (secs)

NA

NA

40

40

    125 Meter Tape
    (secs)

NA

NA

NA

40

Buffer (Mbytes)

1

1

1

2

EEPROM

Flash

Flash

Flash

Flash

Recording Method

DDS
Helical Scan
(R-DAT)
ANSI/ECMA

DDS-DC, DDS
Helical Scan
(R-DAT)
ANSI/ECMA

DDS-2
DDS-DC, DDS
Helical Scan
(R-DAT)
ANSI/ECMA

DDS-2, DDS-3
DDS-DC, DDS
Helical Scan
(R-DAT)
ANSI/ECMA

Reliability / Data Integrity
MTBF (20% duty cycle):
    Internal (hours)

200,000

200,000

200,000

125,000

    External (hours)

150,000

150,000

150,000

100,000

Error Rate (bits)

<1 per 1015

<1 per 1015

<1 per 1015

<1 per 1015

Limited Warranty
(years)

2

2

2

2

Power Requirements
Internal:
    +5V (amps typ)

0.44

0.44

0.44

0.441.5

    +12V (amps typ)

0.28

0.28

0.28

0.28

Watts (typ)

5.5

5.5

5.5

5.517.0

External
(VAC universal)

100 to 240

100 to 240

100 to 240

100 to 240

Environmental
Operating Temperature:
    Internal (°C)

5 to 45

5 to 45

5 to 45

5 to 45

    External (°C)

5 to 35

5 to 35

5 to 35

5 to 35

Nonoperating
Temperature (°C)

-40 to 65

-40 to 65

-40 to 65

-40 to 65

Relative Humidity
(% noncondensing)

20 to 80

20 to 80

20 to 80

20 to 80

Wet Bulb
Temperature (°C)

26

26

26

26

1Assuming a 2:1 compression ratio.

2Capacity and data transfer rates are data dependant.

Internal drive form factor: 3.5-inch x half height (1.7 in. high) or 5.25-inch x half height.

External drive form factor: Stand-alone unit with integrated power supply.

Controller interface: Interface format: SCSI-2. Transmission: Single-ended, async/sync

Media options: Media, cleaning cartridge

Product Certification: UL1950; FCC Class B; CSA22.22; No.950-89; TUV EN 60 950, CE


Capacity calculated at 1 Gbyte = 1 billion bytes

Specifications subject to change without notice.

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