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Data interchange on 12,7 mm - 448-track magnetic tape cartridges - SDLT1 format

1st edition, 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.

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CategoryData interchange – magnetic tapes and cartridges

SubcategoryMagnetic tapes and cartridges

Technical CommitteeThis TC is no longer active

ISO/IEC number22051