Overview: If you have a server with less than 40GB of storage space and are looking for a high performance reliable tape backup solution look to Compaq's 20/40GB DLT drive. Its transfer rate of up to 10.8GB per hour will enable you to backup a typical departmental server in just three hours. ??With Compaq's DLT IV 1700-foot cartridge this DLT drive achieves a native capacity of 20GB and a 40GB capacity with 2: 1 data compression. It is also read and write compatible with Compaq's DLT IIIxt 1100-foot data cartridge. Compaq's 20/40GB-tape drive provides enhanced fault monitoring to diagnose tape errors. It also features 10 multicolor LED lights to indicate density write protection load/unload tape in use and insert cleaning cartridge.