/ Tandem Solutions
Every feature to be found on a genuine Compaq / Tandem Tape Solution
can be found on an Avax subsystem, giving plug and play with Tandem's
NonStop Kernel operating system and full compatibility with the
Himalaya S- and K- series.
Now it is even easier to upgrade your Tape solutions from K-Series to
3214, 3216, MFC
5170, 5190, 5194, 5141, 5145
Each unit has an easy to understand display and is
available in either black or white. No software or set-up is
required. Once it is plugged in, the unit is ready.
With a Dual Drive unit Tape Mirroring, Cascading,
Autoswitching and Off-Line Copy features are all selectable options
from the informative front panel.
Our unique multi-partitioned AIT tape feature is ideal
for TMF dumps. Up to 64 equal partitions can be formatted
onto a single cartridge, the cartridge will then be available to store
up to 64 TMF dumps. If partitions are not required a fast
unattended backup is available by using an unformatted cartridge
- High Capacity.
- Fast access to data for restore.
- K- and S- Series compatibility.
- Efficient use of cartridge for many small backups..
Many Libraries with different tape technologies are
Please see www.avax.com/autoloader.html
for the wide range of libraries that Avax has to offer. Contact Avax to
see which units are compatible with Compaq/Tandem
Unique display functionality allows the user
to be constantly aware of how the tape device is performing at any
A backlit liquid crystal display (LCD) provides the user
with performance information, configuration selections, diagnostic and
special menus. During tape activity, the LCD shows current tape drive
operation, a bar graph tracking tape capacity and other items such as
total data transferred, average transfer rate, compression ratio, ECC
rate percentage, remaining tape capacity and rewrite
percentage. When you enter the configuration, diagnostic and
utility menus, the LCD presents a series of items to choose from and
instructions to follow. These are achieved using the mode
switch in conjunction with the instruction for each particular item.
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