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This International Standard specifies the physical and magnetic characteristics of a 12,7 mm wide, 208-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 Digital Linear Tape 5 (DLT 5) - and a recording method, thereby allowing data interchange between

drives. Together with a labelling standard, for instance International Standard ISO 1001 for Magnetic Tape Labelling, it allows

full data interchange by means of such magnetic tape cartridges.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 1999-12
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 55
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 23
    Digitally recorded media for information interchange and storage
  • 35.220.23
    Cassettes and cartridges for magnetic tapes

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