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SDX-400C

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  • Page 1 AIT Drive User’s Guide SDX-400C...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO Orientation ....... 12 THIS DOCUMENT. Operation ......... 13 Location of 3 LEDs ....13 Acer shall not be liable for error LED Indication for Drive contained herein, indirect, special, Status ........14 incidental or consequential damages in Drive Operation .......
  • Page 3 Advanced Intelligent tape AIT (Advanced Intelligent Tape) technology. The SDX-400C drive achieves high data reliability through Read-After- Write, an additional level of Error Correction Code, and other features. The SDX-400C drive stores data on tape using a standard format called AIT and ALDC formats.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Transfer Rate (sustained) 4 MByte/sec (approximately 8 MByte/sec to 12 MByte/sec with Data Compression) * Data compression function is available with SDX-400C. • Supported Format : AIT-1 (Not support AIT-2 format) • Burst Transfer Rate – 12 MBytes/sec Asynchronous – 40 MByte/sec Synchronous •...
  • Page 5: Precautions

    Precautions Installation Avoid placing the drive in a location subject to: – high humidity – high temperature – mechanical shock and vibration – direct sunlight Operation • Do not move the drive while it is operating. It may cause malfunction. •...
  • Page 6 Notice of SCSI Termination The SDX-400C conforms to the Microsoft PC97 standard which requires the internal (naked) drive to be terminated with an external terminator. Microsoft PC97 SCSI requirements SCSI peripherals must not terminate the bus. Both internal and external cable ends are instead terminated by plug-in connectors.
  • Page 7: Installation

    Installation SCSI Connection/Setting the SCSI ID SCSI ID SCSI ID SCSI 68pin Connector Jumpers Power Connector GND GND 12 V Parity Disable Enable Note : = CLOSED/Jumper OPEN/Jumper not installed Don’t care Parity Disable Jumper Parity check function can be disabled by Jumper. Parity check is disabled while left end jumper is installed.
  • Page 8: Option Switches (dip Switch)

    Option Switches (DIP Switch) DIP Switch DIP Switch Positions Reserved (OFF) Reserved (OFF) Reserved (OFF) Reserved (OFF) Terminator Power (ON) Reserved (OFF) DC Control (1) (ON) DC Control (2) (OFF) Data Compression Control DIP switch Data compression can be selected by DIP switches. Data compression is enabled while position 7 [DC Control (1)] is ON.
  • Page 9: Mounting Holes

    Mounting Holes For 3.5" Standard Height (SDX-400C) 15.6 ±0.5 mm [0.61"±0.02"] SDX-400C 9911 21.465 mm [0.85"] 34.75 mm 19.48 mm [1.37"] [0.77"] 4.7 ±0.5 mm [0.19" ±0.02"] 92.71 mm [3.65"] 8 mm [0.31"] 6-M3 (depth 2.5mm [0.10"] max.) 6-M3 (depth 2.5mm [0.10"] max.) 94 ±0.3 mm...
  • Page 10 For 5.25" Half Height (SDX-400C/R) 15.6 ±0.5 mm [0.61" ±0.02"] SDX-400C/R 0101 21.465 mm [0.85"] 34.75 mm 19.48 mm 4.7 ±0.5 mm [1.37"] [0.77"] [0.19" ±0.02"] 92.71 mm 8 mm [3.65"] [0.31"] 4-3M 4-M3 6-M3(depth 2.5mm (0.10") max.) 9.9 ±0.5 mm [0.39"...
  • Page 11: Remodeling From 5.25" Model To 3.5" Model

    Remodeling from 5.25" Model to 3.5" Model You can remodel the SDX-400C/R (5.25" model) to the SDX-400C (3.5" model) yourself. Remove the 2 screws for each side rail. Take the side rail off. Side Rail (L) Side Rail (R)
  • Page 12: Orientation

    Orientation 10° 10° 10° 10° 10° 10° 10° 10°...
  • Page 13: Operation

    Operation Location of 3 LEDs There are three LED indications (BUSY,TAPE and STATUS) and an EJECT button on the front panel of the unit. Front Panel (for 3.5" Standard Height) Advanced Intelligent Tape BUSY TAPE STATUS BUSY TAPE STATUS...
  • Page 14: Led Indication For Drive Status

    LED Indication for Drive Status The LED indicators are defined as follows. State BUSY TAPE STATUS Activity Cartridge Other None None None SCSI None None Drive Loading/Unloading None Drive Loading/Unloading Write Protected None Loaded Cleaning Tape at EOM None Loaded None SCSI Loaded...
  • Page 15: Drive Operation

    Unloading a Tape The cassette can be removed from the SDX-400C either in response to a SCSI Unload Command, or by pressing the eject bottom. By pressing Eject button, the tape goes to BOT, the drive unthreads it, and ejects the cassette from the slot.
  • Page 16: Emergency Tape Removal Procedure

    Emergency Tape Removal Procedure Remove the drive from the chassis or enclosure to allow access to the bottom and right side of the drive. Remove the drive’s top cover. Locate the small opening in the bottom of the drive and insert the tip of a precision screwdriver so that the Threading motor shaft can be rotated.
  • Page 17 Return the drive to Acer for repair. 3. Cassette Compartment Motor 2. Reel Motor 1. Loading Motor...
  • Page 18 tape guide surface tape guide surface detail A Cartridge Photo-1: The Initial Position of the Threading Mechanism Caution Stop rotating the motor shaft immediately, when the guide B (see detail A of Photo-1) gets to the area below the line C-C (This line is defined by 2 circular tape guide surfaces of the cartridge).
  • Page 19: Interface Implementation

    Interface Implementation Supported SCSI Messages Abort Message Parity Error Bus Device Reset Message Reject Command Complete No Operation Disconnect Restore Pointers Extended Message Save Data Pointer – Synchronous Data Transfer Request – Wide Data Transfer Request Identify ( w/&w/o Disconnect ) Ignore Wide Residue Supported SCSI Commands Erase...
  • Page 20: Specification

    Specification Product Specifications Dimensions SDX-400C SDX-400C/R Height 41.2 mm (1.62 in) 41.2 mm (1.62 in) Width 101.6 mm (4.0 in) 149.0 mm (5.87 in) Depth 155.0 mm (6.1 in) 155.0 mm (6.1 in) Altitude Operating 0 to 10,000 feet Vibration...
  • Page 21 Temperature and Humidity Range Temperature Operating 5 ˚C to 40 ˚C (∆T<10 ˚C/h) Non-Operating (mech.) – 40 ˚C to 70 ˚C (∆T<20 ˚C/h) Non-Operating (tape) – 40 ˚C to 45 ˚C (∆T<20 ˚C/h) Humidity Operating 20 to 80% RH, non-condensing Maximum wet bulb temperature = 26 ˚C Non-Operating (mech.) 5 to 95% RH (∆T<30%/h) Non-Operating (tape)
  • Page 22: Acer Contacts

    Acer Contacts For further information, please contact: http://csd.acer.com.tw/...
  • Page 23 ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO 方向 ....33 THIS DOCUMENT. 操作 ......34 三個 LED 指示燈的位置 ..34 Acer shall not be liable for error 指示燈號的意義 ..35 contained herein, indirect, special, 磁帶機操作 ....36 incidental or consequential damages 緊急取出卡帶的步驟 ..37 in connection with the furnishing, performance or use of this document.
  • Page 24 SDX-400C 磁帶機 SDX-400 系列磁帶機是一使用 AIT(Advanced Intelligent Tape)科技 的高容量資料儲存裝置。 SDX-400C 磁帶機經由先寫入後讀取,錯誤更 正編碼的額位水準和其他特徵而達到高資料可靠性。 SDX-400 系列磁帶機儲存資料在一標準格式化稱為 AIT 和 ALDC 格式的 磁帶上。...
  • Page 25 (使用資料壓縮,大約 70 G ∼ 105 G 位元組) 傳輸速率 每秒 4M 位元組(AIT-1 格式) (持續的) (使用資料壓縮,大約每秒 8 M ∼ 12 M 位元組) * 資料壓縮功能也適用在 SDX-400C 機種。 • 支援格式:AIT-1 • 不相容 DDS 和 EXABYTE 格式磁帶 • 高瞬間傳輸率 – 12MB/sec 非同步 – 40MB/sec 同步...
  • Page 26 防護措施 安裝 請勿將磁帶機置於下列場所: – 高濕度區 – 高溫區 – 有機械衝擊和振動地方 – 陽光直射 操作 • 當磁帶機運作時,請勿移動,否則可能會導致故障發生。 • 避免將磁帶機曝露於溫度突然由低變高的環境,否則可能會造成磁帶 機內部凝結水氣。 如果周圍溫度突然上升而要啟動磁帶機,請在啟 動磁帶機之前要等待至少一小時。 如果你在溫度突然增加之後立即 嘗試操作磁帶機可能會造成故障。 • 當磁帶還在磁帶機內時,請勿關機。 運送 • 請保留原始的包裝材料,以備日後磁帶機的運送。 • 在移動磁帶機之前,請先取出磁帶。將磁帶機由電腦內取出後,再裝 於原始的包裝箱內。...
  • Page 27 SCSI 的終端連結 SDX-400C 符合 Microsoft PC97 標準,這標準需要內部的驅動終端連 結和外部的終端器。 Microsoft PC97 SCSI 的需求 SCSI 的周邊不需在匯流排線上終端連結,在內部和外部連線末端用插 入式(PLUG-IN)連結器取代終端連結。 主電腦 Host Computer Wide SCSI 68p 匯流排(cable) 68p cable 終端器 Terminator 本設備 This drive...
  • Page 28 安裝 連接 SCSI/SCSI 識別碼設定 / 選擇開關 SCSI ID SCSI ID SCSI 68pin Connector 電源接頭 Jumpers Power Connector 接線座 GND GND 12 V Parity Disable Enable Note : = CLOSED/Jumper 表示接通 OPEN/Jumper not 表示不接通 installed Don’t care 表示無關聯 同位檢查解除接線(JUMPER): 同位檢查功能可用接線(JUMPER)方式解除。當左邊接線接通時,同位檢 查功能將被解除。不然,一般情況下同位檢查功能一直是開啟的。...
  • Page 29 選擇開關(DIP Switch) DIP 開關 DIP 開關位置 Reserved (OFF) Reserved (OFF) Reserved (OFF) Reserved (OFF) Terminator Power (ON) Reserved (OFF) DC Control (1) (ON) DC Control (2) (OFF) 資料壓縮控制 DIP 開關 資料的壓縮是經由 DIP 開關的選擇,當 DIP 開關的位置“7”撥在“ON” 時,為啟動資料壓縮的功能,若 DIP 開關的位置“8”撥在“ON”時, 則為解除了被主電腦控制。...
  • Page 30 安裝孔位 3.5”標準高度(SDX-400C)的安裝孔位 15.6 ±0.5 mm [0.61"±0.02"] SDX-400C 9911 21.465 mm [0.85"] 34.75 mm 19.48 mm [0.77"] [1.37"] 4.7 ±0.5 mm [0.19" ±0.02"] 92.71 mm [3.65"] 8 mm [0.31"] 6-M3 (depth 2.5mm [0.10"] max.) 6-M3 (depth 2.5mm [0.10"] max.) 94 ±0.3 mm [3.7"...
  • Page 31 5.25”標準高度(SDX-400C/R)的安裝孔位 15.6 ±0.5 mm [0.61" ±0.02"] SDX-400C/R 0101 21.465 mm [0.85"] 34.75 mm 19.48 mm 4.7 ±0.5 mm [1.37"] [0.77"] [0.19" ±0.02"] 92.71 mm 8 mm [3.65"] [0.31"] 4-3M 4-M3 6-M3(depth 2.5mm (0.10") max.) 9.9 ±0.5 mm [0.39" ±0.02"] 94.0 ±0.3 mm [3.7"...
  • Page 32 從 5.25”型號改裝為 3.5”型號 您可以自己將 SDX-400C/R(5.25” 型號)改裝為 SDX-400C(3.5” 型號)。 擰掉兩側側板上的 2 個螺絲。 取下側板。 Side Rall (L) Side Rall (R)
  • Page 33 方向 10° 10° 10° 10° 10° 10° 10° 10°...
  • Page 34 操作 三個 LED 指示燈的位置 前面面板有三個 LED 指示燈(忙碌 BUSY ,磁帶 TAPE 和狀態 STATUS) 和一個退出鍵 EJECT 。 3.5”標準高度的前面面板 Advanced Intelligent Tape BUSY TAPE STATUS BUSY TAPE STATUS...
  • Page 35 指示燈號的意義 意義 執行 磁帶匣 其他 BUSY TAPE STATUS 無 無 無 SCSI 無 無 驅動 已上帶/未上帶 無 驅動 已上帶/未上帶 寫入保護 無 已上帶 清潔中 無 已上帶 無 SCSI 已上帶 無 SCSI/驅動 已上帶 無 無關聯 已上帶 寫入保護 * 無關聯 無關聯 * 已上帶 錯誤速率警告...
  • Page 36 磁帶機操作 裝入卡帶 將卡帶上的箭頭朝向磁帶機,插入卡帶,當卡帶被插入時,磁帶機會自 動載入卡帶。 取出卡帶 卡帶能以 SCSI 取出命令或透過按下退出鍵而從 SDX-400C 取出。 按下退出鍵,磁帶進入 BOT ,磁帶機導出卡帶,並從插槽退出卡帶。 卡帶寫入保護 將卡帶背面的滑動開關撥向箭頭方向,使其進入寫入保護狀態,在這種 狀態下,資料只可以由磁帶讀取而不能寫入。 AIT-1 Using your fingernail, push the switch in the direction of the arrow to protect the tape from 用指甲將開關推向箭頭所指的方向以防止寫入 writing or accidental erasure. 或意外刪除資料。...
  • Page 37 緊急取出卡帶的步驟 將磁帶機自機座取出或移除外殼取出磁帶機,使磁帶機底部和 右側容易做調整處理。 移開磁帶機的上蓋。 位於磁帶機底部有一開孔是載入 / 導帶馬達中心軸調整孔,可 用精密螺絲起子插入來旋轉調整。 逆時針方向轉動馬達中心軸去帶動導帶機械裝置退回原始位置 (見下圖步驟 1)。 在手動退出磁帶之前,必須使磁帶鬆弛部份拉緊,預防磁帶損 壞。順時針方向轉動磁帶機右側的傳動裝置,繃緊磁帶(見下 圖步驟 2)。 在繃緊磁帶後,以精密螺絲起子順時針方向轉動磁帶機右側的 螺絲,直到磁帶匣在磁帶機內被升起並退出 (見下圖步驟3) 。...
  • Page 38 將磁帶機送回 Acer 修理。 3. Cassette Compartment Motor 2. Reel Motor 1. Loading Motor...
  • Page 39 tape guide surface tape guide surface detail A Cartridge 照片 -1:上帶機的初期位置 注意 當 Guide B(見上圖)的面積在線 C-C 之下,立即停止馬達的旋轉,否則驅動齒輪 會損壞。 (註:線 C-C 的定義:卡匣內兩倍循環帶的引導表面)...
  • Page 40 界面應用 支援的 SCSI 訊息 Abort Message Parity Error Bus Device Reset Message Reject Command Complete No Operation Disconnect Restore Pointers Extended Message Save Data Pointer – Synchronous Data Transfer Request – Wide Data Transfer Request Identify (w/&w/o Disconnect) Ignore Wide Residue 支援的...
  • Page 41 規格 產品規格 體積 SDX-400C SDX-400C/R 高度 41.2 mm (1.62 in) 41.2 mm (1.62 in) 寬度 101.6 mm (4.0 in) 149.0 mm (5.87 in) 厚度 155.0 mm (6.1 in) 155.0 mm (6.1 in) 高度 工作中 0 到 10000 英尺 振動 工作中...
  • Page 42 漣波 Model Voltage Max Ripple 常態 最大 5 V +/-5 % 100 mVp-p 1.3 A 2.5 A SDX-400C 12 V +/-10 % 150 mVp-p 0.4 A 1.2 A 懸浮粒子 工作中 少於 150 微克 /m(以 24 小時取樣為準) 電磁相容 輻射/傳導 EN55022/94+EN55022A1/95 Class B 靜電...
  • Page 43 客戶聯繫 如需進一步相關訊息,請參閱以下網址: http://csd.acer.com.tw/...
  • Page 44 Printed in Japan 4-670-558-11 (1)

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