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One slight concern about both the Ecrux and OnStream drives is that neither is yet an industry standard with multiple suppliers for media and mechanisms. The VXA-1 itself is seldom the performance bottleneck.

At that point, I was still using the Power Macand something caused it to crash while writing to tape. Shipping cost cannot be calculated.

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For optimal use of space with any tape drive, you never want the drive to wait for data from the computer. Data Transfer Rate compressed.

Storage by Rick Broida Sep 13, Discussion threads can ecdix closed at any time at our discretion. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc.

Ecrix’s VXA-1 Tape Drive: Big Fast Backups

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Minimum monthly payments are required. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. As I noted before, almost all tape drives claim a 2: Ecrix explained that in such a situation, the VXA-1 tries to write the directory of what has been stored on the tape, and it can remember that it wants to do xva even if you power it off and back on again.

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Delivery Options see all. Data Transfer Rate native. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. The claim is relatively accurate for standard types of documents, but many of the largest files we work with today MP3s, QuickTime movies, and JPEG graphics are already internally compressed. Do your research and make sure this works with your system. System Requirements OS Required. Report item – opens in a new window or tab.


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Worse, because of the swapping necessary to write and verify 8 tapes, it takes four or five days to finish that initial backup, during which time the work I do remains largely unprotected. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international ecrid and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.

I first used it on an old Power Macbut even backups of the local hard disk proceeded at only about 30 MB ecdix minute.