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HP DDS-2 Data Cartridge

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by  HPE    |    PCN#  138820    |    MFG#  C5707A    |   
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Product Highlights:
  • DDS
  • 2
  • 4 GB (Native) / 8 GB (Compressed)
  • 405.18 ft Tape Length
Product Condition: New and Factory Fresh
Limited Warranty: Lifetime
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs.
Our Price: $16.37

HP DDS-2 Data Cartridge

DDS Data Tape Cartridge is ideal for entry-level and small networks looking for higher capacities in reliable data storage. Designed for use DAT 8 and DAT 24 tape drives. Tape cartridge lasts 2,000 passes or 100 full backups. Offers a 30 year archival life.

General Information

ManufacturerHewlett Packard Enterprise

Manufacturer Part NumberC5707A

Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.hpe.com

Brand NameHP

Product NameDDS-2 Data Cartridge

Packaged Quantity1

Package TypeRetail

Product TypeData Cartridge

Technical Information

Technical Information

Tape TechnologyDDS-2

Compressed Storage Capacity8 GB

Native Storage Capacity4 GB

Tape Length405.18 ft

Physical Characteristics




Weight (Approximate)0.81 oz


Additional Information
  • Optimal compatibility with HP SureStore DAT tape drives and with other industry-standard DDS drives.
  • Range of capacities from 1.3GB to 40GB compressed (2:1 ratio)
  • Electronically tested to withstand a minimum of 2,000 passes or 100 full backups.
  • Signal to Noise: < -2db
  • Unrecovered Read Bit Error Rate: 1 in 1015
  • Coercivity (Oersted): 1650
  • Tape Length (meters): 123.5 ± 0.5
  • Tape Thickness (microns): 6.5 ± 0.4
  • Manufacturing Materials (Tape Type) Metal: Particle-passivated Iron
  • Recording Density (KB/Inch): 61
  • Recording Surface Density (MB/Inch2): 171
  • Transportation Environmental Range: -40°C to 45°C 5% to 80% (non-condensing)
  • Maximum Wet-Bulb Temperature: 26°C
  • HP standard for durability is double the industry standard
  • Using HP media with HP drives ensures a complete solution fully supported by HP
  • Low HP DDS media price gives DAT drive owners a low cost of ownership
  • Media Format: PC
  • Media Form Factor: Proprietary

    To give you complete peace of mind HP carries out a unique range of quality measures and controls:
  • Environmental testing
  • Intensive day to day use
  • Shock and vibration
  • In total 170,000 tests and 1.3 million hours in 1997

Compatibility4mm DAT Tape Drives DDS-2, DDS-3


Recycled Content0%


Assembly RequiredNo

Environmentally FriendlyYes

Country of OriginJapan


Limited WarrantyLifetime