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AIT Drive
User's Guide
AIT-2 Turbo TAPE DRIVE
SDX-570V Series
AIT-1 Turbo TAPE DRIVE
SDX-470V Series
2-686-048-21(1)
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CT
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  • Page 1 2-686-048-21(1) AIT Drive User’s Guide AIT-2 Turbo TAPE DRIVE SDX-570V Series AIT-1 Turbo TAPE DRIVE SDX-470V Series...
  • Page 2 Klasse B.) Acer MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO THIS DOCUMENT. Acer shall not be liable for errors contained herein, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance or use of this document.
  • Page 3: Important Safeguards

    IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS For your protection, please read these Power Sources – This unit should be safety instructions completely before operated only from the type of power operating the appliance, and keep this source indicated on the marking label. manual for future reference. If you are not sure of the type of electrical power, consult your dealer or Carefully observe all warnings,...
  • Page 4 INSTALLATION SERVICE Water and Moisture – Do not use Damage Requiring Service – Unplug power-line operated units near water - the unit from the wall outlet and refer for example, near a bathtub, servicing to qualified service washbowl, kitchen sink, or laundry personnel under the following tub, in a wet basement, or near a conditions:...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Removing the Dust Cover ................19 Operation ........................ 20 Location of 3 LEDs ..................20 Drive Operation ....................21 Interface Implementation ..................23 Supported ATA Commands ................23 Supported ATAPI Packet Commands ............23 Specification ......................24 Product Specifications ..................24 Acer Contacts ......................25...
  • Page 6: Sdx-570v/sdx-470v Tape Drive

    SDX-570V/SDX-470V Tape Drive The SDX-570V/SDX-470V drive is a high capacity data storage device using Advanced Intelligent tape (AIT) technology. The SDX-570V/SDX- 470V drive achieves high data reliability through Read-After-Write, an additional level of Error Correction Code, and other features. The SDX-570V/SDX-470V drive stores data on tape using a standard format called AIT (Advanced Intelligent Tape) and ALDC formats.
  • Page 7: Introduction

    Introduction Product Features SDX-570V SDX-470V Data Capacity 80 GB uncompressed 40 GB uncompressed 208 GB compressed* 104 GB compressed* (with TAIT2-80N or TAIT2-80C) (with TAIT1-40N or TAIT1-40C) Transfer Rate 12 MB/s uncompressed 6 MB/s uncompressed (sustained) (with AIT-E Turbo, AIT-1 Turbo, (with AIT-E Turbo and AIT-1 AIT-2, and AIT-2 Turbo) Turbo)
  • Page 8: 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 9: Useable Cartridges

    Useable Cartridges The SDX-570V can be used with data cartridges marked with the AIT-E Turbo, AIT-1 Turbo, AIT-2 Turbo, AIT-1 or AIT-2 logo. The SDX-470V can be used with data cartridges marked with the AIT-E Turbo, AIT-1 Turbo or AIT-1 logo. Notes •...
  • Page 10: Installation

    Installation Connectors The following figures apply to the SDX-570V. SATA Power SATA Signal Legacy Power Connector (*1) Connector Connector (*2) 5V GND GND 12V Caution DO NOT USE both the SATA Power Connector (*1) and Legacy Power Connector (*2) at the same time. Using both connectors possible cause the system damage.
  • Page 11: Option Switches (dip Switch)

    Option Switches (DIP Switch) DIP Switch DIP Switch Positions Default Drive Mode (OFF) Drive Mode (OFF) Drive Mode (OFF) Drive Mode (OFF) Reserved (OFF) Periodic Cleaning Req (ON) DC Control (1) (ON) DC Control (2) (OFF)
  • Page 12 Cleaning Request Mode Periodic cleaning requests can be enabled by a DIP switch. Drive Mode Drive Mode Drive Mode Drive Mode Reserved Periodic Cleaning Req (ON) DC Control (1) DC Control (2) When switch 6 is ON, cleaning requests are enabled. When enabled, the “CLEANING REQUEST”...
  • Page 13: Mounting Holes

    Mounting Holes The following figures apply to the SDX-570V. For 3.5" Standard Height 96.1 mm (3.78 in) 6-M3 (depth 2.5mm [0.10"] max.) 6-M3 (depth 2.5mm [0.10"] max.) 4.8 0.5mm 94.0 0.5mm [3.70" 0.02"] [0.19" 0.02"] 101.6 0.5mm [4.00" 0.02"] 41.2 0.5mm [1.62"...
  • Page 14 For 5.25" Half Height 146±0.5 mm (5.75±0.02 in) 96.1 mm (3.78 in) 6-M3 4-M3 9.9 0.5mm [0.39" 0.02"] 94.0 0.5mm [3.70" 0.02"] 21.8 0.5mm [0.86" 0.02"] 139.6 0.5mm [5.50" 0.02"] 41.2 0.5mm 146.0 0.5mm [5.75" 0.02"] [1.62" 0.02"] 149.0 0.5mm [5.87" 0.02"]...
  • Page 15: Reconfiguring From 5.25" Model To 3.5" Model

    Reconfiguring from 5.25" Model to 3.5" Model You can reconfigure the 5.25" model to the 3.5" model yourself. Remove the 2 screws for each side rail. Take the side rail off. Side Rail (L) Side Rail (R)
  • Page 16: Orientation

    Orientation 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °...
  • Page 17: Attaching And Removing The Dust Cover

    Attaching and Removing the Dust Cover Attaching the Dust Cover Align the dust cover’s hinge clips (one on each side) with the pins of the drive bezel. • The dust cover should be positioned so that the magnets on the cover’s back face the drive bezel.
  • Page 18 Press down at an angle on each side in turn until you hear the hinge clips click into place. Caution Do not press the dust cover in horizontally from the front. Doing so could cause the dust cover to break. Close the dust cover.
  • Page 19: Removing The Dust Cover

    Removing the Dust Cover Open the dust cover. Holding the dust cover at both corners, carefully raise the dust cover. The dust cover hinge clips and drive bezel pins uncouple. Note We recommend that you use the drive with the dust cover.
  • Page 20: Operation

    Operation Location of 3 LEDs There are three LED indications (TAPE MOTION LED, CLEANING REQUEST LED, REPLACE TAPE LED) and an EJECT button on the front panel of the unit. Front Panel (for 3.5" Standard Height) Advanced Intelligent Tape TAPE CLEANING REPLACE MOTION...
  • Page 21: Drive Operation

    Drive Operation Loading a Cartridge Note While setting the data cartridge, do not turn off the host computer. This may cause a malfunction or damage data. Turn on the host computer. Check that the drive’s TAPE MOTION LED, CLEANING REQUEST LED and REPLACE TAPE LED go off.
  • Page 22: Using A Cleaning Cartridge

    Write-protecting a Cartridge Cartridges can be write-protected by sliding the tab on the back of the cartridge. In this state, data can be read from the tape but not written onto it. Using a Cleaning Cartridge To keep the AIT drive in top condition, clean the head as needed using a cleaning cartridge with the AIT logo.
  • Page 23: Interface Implementation

    Interface Implementation Supported ATA Commands – ATAPI SOFT RESET (0x08) – EXECUTE DRIVE DIAGNOSTIC (0x90) – ATAPI PACKET COMMAND (0xA0) – ATAPI IDENTIFY DEVICE (0xA1) – STANDBY IMMEDIATE (0xE0) – IDLE IMMEDIATE (0xE1) – CHECK POWER MODE (0xE5) – SLEEP (0xE6) –...
  • Page 24: Specification

    Specification Product Specifications Dimensions 3.5" 5.25" Height 41.2 mm (1.62 in) 41.2 mm (1.62 in) Width 101.6 mm (4.0 in) 146.0 mm (5.75 in) Depth 155.0 mm (6.1 in) 155.0 mm (6.1 in) Mass SDX-570V SDX-470V 3.5" 780 g (27.5 oz.) 740 g (26.1 oz.) 5.25"...
  • Page 25: Acer Contacts

    12 V +/– 10 % 150 mVp-p 0.3 A 1.4 A Air-cooling Requirement Surrounding temperature < 40 ˚C (104 ˚F) Clean air flow is recommended to minimize the possibility of data loss. Acer Contacts For further information, please contact: http://www.acer.com/...
  • Page 26 VORSICHT Für Kunden in Deutschland Diese Ausrüstung erfüllt die Europäischen EMC-Bestimmungen für die Verwendung in folgender / folgenden Umgebung(en): • Wohngegenden • Gewerbegebiete • Leichtindustriegebiete (Diese Ausrüstung erfüllt die Bestimmungen der Norm EN55022, Klasse B.)
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  • Page 37 96.1 mm (3.78 in) 6-M3 (depth 2.5mm [0.10"] max.) 6-M3 (depth 2.5mm [0.10"] max.) 4.8 0.5mm 94.0 0.5mm [3.70" 0.02"] [0.19" 0.02"] 101.6 0.5mm [4.00" 0.02"] 41.2 0.5mm [1.62" 0.02"]...
  • Page 38 146±0.5 mm (5.75±0.02 in) 96.1 mm (3.78 in) 6-M3 4-M3 9.9 0.5mm [0.39" 0.02"] 94.0 0.5mm [3.70" 0.02"] 21.8 0.5mm [0.86" 0.02"] 139.6 0.5mm [5.50" 0.02"] 41.2 0.5mm 146.0 0.5mm [5.75" 0.02"] [1.62" 0.02"] 149.0 0.5mm [5.87" 0.02"]...
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  • Page 44 Advanced Intelligent Tape TAPE CLEANING REPLACE MOTION REQUEST TAPE EJECT TAPE CLEANING REPLACE MOTION REQUEST TAPE...
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  • Page 48 – ATAPI SOFT RESET (0x08) – EXECUTE DRIVE DIAGNOSTIC (0x90) – ATAPI PACKET COMMAND (0xA0) – ATAPI IDENTIFY DEVICE (0xA1) – STANDBY IMMEDIATE (0xE0) – IDLE IMMEDIATE (0xE1) – CHECK POWER MODE (0xE5) – SLEEP (0xE6) – SET FEATURE (0xEF) –...
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  • Page 62 96.1 mm (3.78 in) 6-M3 (depth 2.5mm [0.10"] max.) 6-M3 (depth 2.5mm [0.10"] max.) 4.8 0.5mm 94.0 0.5mm [3.70" 0.02"] [0.19" 0.02"] 101.6 0.5mm [4.00" 0.02"] 41.2 0.5mm [1.62" 0.02"]...
  • Page 63 146±0.5 mm (5.75±0.02 in) 96.1 mm (3.78 in) 6-M3 4-M3 9.9 0.5mm [0.39" 0.02"] 94.0 0.5mm [3.70" 0.02"] 21.8 0.5mm [0.86" 0.02"] 139.6 0.5mm [5.50" 0.02"] 41.2 0.5mm 146.0 0.5mm [5.75" 0.02"] [1.62" 0.02"] 149.0 0.5mm [5.87" 0.02"]...
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  • Page 69 Advanced Intelligent Tape TAPE CLEANING REPLACE MOTION REQUEST TAPE TAPE CLEANING REPLACE MOTION REQUEST TAPE...
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  • Page 74 ∆T<10 ˚C/h ∆T<20 ˚C/h ∆T<20 ˚C/h ∆RH<30%/h ∆RH<30%/h...
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