Drivers for Tape Drives

Tape drives, also called streamers, - specialized storage devices based on the principle of magnetic recording to tape. Currently, many professional users find this type of equipment is obsolete and use more modern internal and external hard drives and network storage for speed work with the data. Yet, tape drives have not lost their relevance when creating backup systems. Backup systems ensure data integrity under emergency situations (errors, interruptions in the operation of the system, emergency stop, etc.). The flow of information, even a small home network is growing, not to mention the corporate environment, where the amount of information just immense. For successful data backup, select the device with a large volume and download drivers for tape drives.

In addition to large capacity, tape drives are energy efficient, reliable and stable performance, as well as high-density, which is achieved due to the large surface of the magnetic layer. Their main drawback - the lack of direct access to information as to read a single file, you must first rewind the tape to the right place. This significantly slows processing.

All tape drives are divided into double reel and single reel. Both types of devices partially repeated principle of its outdated video and audio cassettes. Double reel storage is plastic shell, inside of which the serving (unwound tape) and receiving (Winding tape) reel. Manipulate the booking process help drivers tape. In Single reel models receiving cartridge is missing; instead a special mechanism pulls the tape streamer for the hook, runs on the tape deck and attaches the receiver coil.

Here are manufacturers of Tape drives, drivers for which you can download on our website. 372 drivers for 91 devices from 3 manufacturers, you can download absolutely free of charge. Select the desired device, the manufacturer or the device ID.

Top Vendors of Tape Drives

Top Models of Tape Drives

# Vendor Device Name
1 Compaq Compaq dlt 40/80 gb tape drive
2 Quantum Benchmark dlttape(tm) dlt1 drive
3 Hewlett Packard Hewlett Packard DAT72 drive
4 Compaq Compaq sdlt320 (160/320 gb) drive
5 Quantum Quantum dlttape(tm) dlt2140 drive
6 Hewlett Packard IBM DDS Gen6 drive
7 Compaq Compaq sdlt 110/220 gb tape drive
8 Hewlett Packard Compaq dlt8000 drive
9 Hewlett Packard Compaq dlt7000 drive
10 Hewlett Packard IBM DDS Gen5 drive
11 Compaq Dec dlttape(tm) tz86 drive
12 Compaq Dec dlttape(tm) tz88 drive
13 Hewlett Packard Dlt 35/70 gb tape drive
14 Quantum Compaq super dlttape(tm) sdlt 320 drive
15 Hewlett Packard Hp storageworks dlt vs160 drive
16 Hewlett Packard Hewlett Packard LTO Ultrium-3 drive
17 Quantum Quantum value dlttape(tm) dlt vs80 drive
18 Quantum Tandberg dlttape(tm) dlt4000 drive
19 Hewlett Packard Hewlett Packard DDS2 autoloader tape drive
20 Compaq Compaq 110/220 gb sdlt tape drive
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