[rescue] DLT drives and libraries

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Fri Jun 27 01:14:07 CDT 2003

All library DLT drives are the same.  I've even used standalone drives in
libraries.  Try ebay, although DLT7000 drives are still quite expensive.

Peace...  Sridhar

On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, James Braid wrote:

> Hi guys,
> Hoping that you may be able to help me out here. I've got an ATL L500
> library, however the DLT7000 drive in it is broken (it makes a weird buzzing
> noise when I power it on, and the library never completes the
> initialization). As far as I can tell the library transport and everything
> are fine, just the drive is busted.
> I've taken the drive out and it appears to be a normal DLT7000 internal
> drive in a mounting tray, however the handle mechanism has been replaced
> with an motor + gears arrangement.
> Does anybody know where I would get a replacement drive or drives (it's got
> 2 drive slots) for this library? Are all library DLT drives the same?
> Cheers, James
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