IBM 3592 Tape Cartridge

High-capacity tape media designed for reliability

Characteristics
Weight 239 g (8.4 oz) Toxicity Nonhazardous to human health in anticipated use
Estimated archive life Up to 30 years Flammability Self-extinguishing per UL94
Load/unload 20,000 load, unload and initialization cycles Temperature 16°C - 32°C (60°F - 90°F)
Dimensions 24.5 mm H × 109 mm W × 125 mm D (0.97 in. × 4.3 in. × 4.9 in.) Wet bulb maximum 23°C (73.4°F)
Warranty Limited lifetime: Free from manufacturing and material defects useful life of product Relative humidity 20% - 80%
Tape length JD/JZ: 1,072 m nominal (3,527 ft)
JK: 146 m nominal (479 ft)
JL: 281 m nominal (922 ft)
JJ/JR: 246 m nominal (807 ft)
JB/JX: 825 m nominal (2,706 ft)
JC/JY: 880 m nominal (2,887 ft) JA/JW: 610 m nominal (2,001 ft)
Cartridge capacities
TS1140 TS1150
  JJ/JR JA/JW JB/JX JC/JY JK JC/JY JK JD/JZ JL
Native Capacity (GB)
Gen 1 mode 60** 300**              
Gen 2 mode 100** 500** 700**            
Gen 3 mode 128** 640** 1,000            
Gen 4 mode     1,600 4,000 500        
Gen 5 mode           7,000 900 10,000 2,000
Cartridge capacities
Drive type 3592 J1A TS1120 TS1130
Cartridge type JJ/JR JA/JW JJ/JR JA/JW JB/JX JJ/JR JA/JW JB/JX
Native capacity (GB)
Gen 1 mode 60 300 60 300   60 300  
Gen 2 mode     100 500 700 100 500 700
Gen 3 mode           128 640 1,000

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