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ECMA-231

Data interchange on 12,7 mm 128-track magnetic tape cartridges - DLT 4 format

1st edition, December 1995

This Ecma Standard specifies the physical and magnetic characteristics of a 12,7 mm wide, 128-track magnetic tape cartridge, to enable interchangeability of such cartridges. It also specifies the quality of the recorded signals, a format – called Digital Linear Tape 4 (DLT 4) – and a recording method.

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.

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Classification

CategoryData interchange – magnetic tapes and cartridges

SubcategoryMagnetic tapes and cartridges

Technical CommitteeThis TC is no longer active

ISO/IEC number15307