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HP StorageWorks Q1580SB 160GB USB 2.0 Interface DAT160 Internal Tape Drive

  • Internal
  • USB 2.0 Interface

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The HP Q1580SB tape drive provides high capacity and performance in the DAT portfolio for small and medium businesses requiring backward compatibility to previous DAT tape drives.

The HP Q1580SB delivers a capacity of 160 GB on a single data cartridge and a transfer rate of up to 50 GB/hr (assuming a 2:1 compression ratio). At the same time this sixth generation DAT drive provides the proven reliability and two-generation backward compatibility that users of the world's most successful tape technology have come to expect.

The DAT 160 enables a simple migration path for the installed base of over 6 million DAT users, delivering a dependable and cost-effective backup solution with a low ongoing cost of ownership.

  • newegg DAT 160 Technology The HP Q1580SB tape drive delivers top-end performance with up to 160GB capacity.
  • newegg Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Interface The Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface delivers fast data transfer speeds of up to 480Mbps and enables plug-and-play connectivity.
  • newegg Security Features The HP Q1580SB supports Write Once, Read Many (WORM) operation on LTO WORM cartridges, providing simple and secure retrieval of records for government and industry compliance.
  • newegg Half-height Form Factor The HP Q1580SB tape drive’s compact half-height form factor provides easy integration into most servers and workstations.

Learn more about the Hewlett-Packard Q1580SB


Media Type

Capacity & Interface

Compressed Capacity
Native Capacity
USB 2.0


Native Sustained Transfer Rate
Compressed Sustained Transfer Rate

Physical Spec

7.2" x 5.7" x 1.6"
2.6 lbs.
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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  • jeff k.
  • 1/30/2011 5:38:02 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
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5 out of 5 eggsdat160

Pros: Comes with various usb cables that attach to back panel ports and a couple of type of internal headers. Includes HP basic software, 1 tape, and 1 cleaning tape.

Cons: Doesn't wash my car.

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