Sun StorEdge L9 Tape Library

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Sun StorEdge L9 Tape Library

Sun StorEdge L9 Tape Library Overview


Tape Drives

DLT1 LVD Single Ended 40GB 1/2-Inch Tape Drive
DLT 8000
DLT 8000 HV Differential SCSI 40-80GB 1/2-Inch Tape Drive (HP C7202-80008)
LTO High Voltage Differential SCSI Tape Drive
Note: Recommended maximum of two Sun StorEdge L9 autoloaders per host adapter.

Environment & Power

Temperature & Humidity
Operating - 10 °C to 35 °C (50 °F to 95 °F), 20% to 80% relative humidity, noncondensing.
Nonoperating - -35 °C to 65 °C (-31 °F to 149 °F), 10% to 90% relative humidity, noncondensing.
Maximum Heat Dissipation
425 BTU/hr; 105kCal/hr; 125 W
AC Voltage (minimum)
100 - 240 VAC (autoselecting)
50 - 60 Hz
Power Inlet
Standard AC cord with hot-neutral-ground
Power Consumption
Typical - 100 W
Maximum - 125 W
Stand-by - 14 W
Average running - 100 - 127 V, 1.8 A; 220 - 240 V, 0.9 A

Dimensions and Weights

Desktop: 23.5 cm (9.25 in)
Rackmount: 21.9 cm (8.63 in)
Desktop: 22.9 cm (9.0 in)
Rackmount: 21.9 cm (8.63 in)
Desktop: 66 cm (26.0 in)
Rackmount: 66 cm (26.0 in)
Desktop: 24.7 kg (54.3 lb)
Rackmount: 22.0 kg (57.5 lb)


Meets or exceeds the following requirements:
UL 1950 Listed, CSA C22.2-No. 950, TUV-EN60950
FCC Part 15B Class B, CE Mark, VCCI Class 2, C-Tick, VDE 0871/6.78

Capacity and Performance

Number of Tape Drives
DLT1: One
DLT8000: One
LTO: One
Number of Cartridges
DLT1: Nine
DLT8000: Nine
LTO: Nine
Cartridge Capacity (native)
DLT1: 40 GB
DLT8000: 40 GB
LTO: 100 GB
Autoloader Capacity (native)
DLT1: 360 GB
DLT8000: 360 GB
LTO: 900 GB
Average Tape Exchange
DLT1: 35 seconds
DLT8000: 35 seconds
LTO: 35 seconds
Average Access Time
DLT1: 68 seconds
DLT8000: 60 seconds
LTO: 71 seconds
Tape Load Time from BOT
DLT1: 59 seconds
DLT8000: 37 seconds
LTO: 25 seconds
Unload Time from BOT
DLT1: 17 seconds
DLT8000: 17 seconds
LTO: 13 seconds
Tape Rewind Time
DLT1: 135 seconds
DLT8000: 20 seconds
LTO: 4.1 m/sec.
Operating Interface


Express Computer Systems state-of-the-art engineering lab and certified technicians will make sure that your Sun StorEdge L9 Tape Library is tested rigorously and in perfect working condition. To back it up, we carry a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on all of our used and refurbished gear, in addition to one of the industries best warranties.

Shipping Policy

We stock all of our products. Items are fully tested and professionally packaged to ensure functionality on arrival.

The StorEdge L9 will ship the same day if the order is received with sufficient testing and packaging time.

*Alaska and Hawaii customers, please contact us for a shipping quote.

Shipping Methods

We ship via Fedex. Next Day and expedited shipping services are available. Please contact us for a quote to upgrade shipping.

We can also ship via UPS or FedEx on your account number. Other freight and carrier services are available, please contact us at to make arrangements.

Pickup & Delivery

Local customers may also arrange for pickup or delivery of items.

Net Terms

Approved Educational, Government, and Corporate customers may submit a purchase order to purchase the StorEdge L9.

Please contact us and we will FAX or Email you a credit application.

Finance & Leasing Options

We have solutions to help you finance your purchase. Please contact us at to learn more about our finance and leasing options.

Credit Card

To pay via credit card, please call us at (800) 327-0730


FAX your card type, card number, expiration date, name as it appears on the card, complete billing address including apartment number, zip code and phone number to us at (800) 327-0730.

Wire Transfer

International buyers must pay via Wire Transfer.

Please email us at to purchase this product with a wire transfer.


Business and Personal Checks must clear prior to shipment.