IBM 7216 Multimedia Storage Enclosure

Consolidate to save and restore storage devices

Number of storage devices Four maximum (assumes four DVD drives)
Electronics Optional SAS or USB electronic bus
Typical compression 2:1 for tape drives and 3:1 for DVD optical drives. Compression on RDX disk drives is typically 2:1 and is supported by a POWER system
Color Black
Warranty options One year
Service offerings 1 year limited warranty
Customer replaceable unit (CRU) and 24×7 on-site service, service upgrades available
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 4.3 cm H × 48 cm W × 43.8 cm D (1.7 in. × 18.7 in. × 17.6 in.)
Weight 7.1 kg (15.6 lbs) – typical configuration
Operating environment
Temperature 10°C to 40°C (50°F to 104°F)
Relative humidity 20% to 80%
Wet bulb (maximum) 26°C (79°F)
Electrical power 0.047 kVA
Power requirement 140 watt power supply
Acoustics (maximum) 5.5 bels @ idle; 6.2 bels operating
Software requirements
IBM AIX® 7.1

AIX 6.1

AIX 5.3
IBM i (previously known as OS/400®)
VIOS (Supports SAS devices only) Assignment of devices in 7216 requires VIOS 2.2, or later
Power Systems hardware adapter requirements
Feature #s 5278, 5900, 5901 and 5912. One drive device per HBA std. Quad Cable (#5544) allows up to four devices per HBA PCI-X DDR Dual-x4 External SAS Controller Adapter for HHLTO5 and DAT160 SAS tape drives, and DVD-RAM drives
Feature # 8246

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