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Standard ECMA-320
12,7 mm - 448-Track Magnetic Tape Cartridges - SDLT1 Format

(June 2001)

This Ecma Standard specifies the physical and magnetic characteristics of a 12,7 mm wide, 448-track magnetic tape cartridge, to enable physical interchangeability of such cartridges between drives. It also specifies the quality of the recorded signals, a format - called Super Digital Linear Tape 1 (SDLT 1) - and a recording method, thereby allowing data interchange between drives. Together with a labelling standard, for instance Standard ECMA-13 for Magnetic Tape Labelling, it allows full data interchange by means of such magnetic tape cartridges.

The following file can be freely downloaded:

File name Size (Bytes) Content
ECMA-320.pdf 844 614    Acrobat (r) PDF file

This Ecma publication is also approved as ISO/IEC 22051.

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