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Synonyms for magnetic tape

memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide

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The 4mm and 8mm tape technologies are at the low end of the cost spectrum while 19mm tape cartridges are at the high end.
As you watch the 8mm tape, call up the on-screen editing menu.
If videocassettes for camcorder use - especially VHS-Cand 8mm tapes - are also considered part of photo sales, the dollars generated climb even higher.
He says that two versions of 8mm tape could be especially strong-sellers in drug stores.
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According to Freeman Reports, 8mm tape revenue, as represented by AIT, is expected to rise through 2005 to $630 million.
Several years after the 3480, Exabyte introduced a very high-density tape system based upon the commercial 8mm tape cassette.
Its heritage comprises an impressive list of industry "firsts," including the first manufacturer of tape drives to break the 1, 2, and 5 GB capacity barriers, the first to introduce 8mm tape drives and libraries, the first to offer native Fibre Channel and FireWire drives and libraries, and the first and only manufacturer to offer VXA Packet Technology, which enables its VXA Packet drives, autoloaders and tapes to read and write data in packets like the Internet, enabling far superior restore integrity, exceptional transfer speeds and scalable tape capacities.
Priced below DLT, but above DDS, high-end 8mm tape systems compete head-to-head with DLT.
Ecrix's VXA-1 drive has applied some new thinking to 8mm tape drives.
AIT-2, Sony's current generation of 8mm tape began shipping earlier this year, just a few months after the initial planned start of shipments.
Its heritage comprises an impressive list of industry "firsts," including the first manufacturer of tape drives to break the 1, 2, and 5 GB capacity barriers, the first to introduce 8mm tape drives and libraries, the first to offer native Fibre Channel drives and libraries, the first to offer FireWire drives and libraries and the first and only manufacturer to offer VXA Packet Technology, which enables its VXA Packet drives, autoloaders and tapes to read and write data in packets like the Internet, enabling far superior restore integrity, exceptional transfer speeds and scalable tape capacities.
Several years ago 4mm and 8mm tape technologies were "kicking sand" at the DC6000 form factor.
Spectra Logic was first with AIT automation, native Fibre Channel and iSCSI tape libraries, and is currently the market share leader in 8mm tape automation.
According to Freeman Reports' recently published Tape Library Outlook 2003, Spectra Logic is number one in worldwide 8mm tape library shipments, winning 29 percent market share.