This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2020. Therefore this version remains current.
This International Standard specifies the physical and magnetic characteristics of a 12,7 mm wide, 208-track magnetic tape
cartridge, to enable physical interchangeability of such cartridges between drives. It also specifies the quality of the recorded
signals, a format - called Digital Linear Tape 6 (DLT 6) - and a recording method, thereby allowing data interchange between
drives. Together with a labelling standard, for instance International Standard ISO 1001 for Magnetic Tape Labelling, it allows
full data interchange by means of such magnetic tape cartridges.
Status : PublishedPublication date : 2000-05
Edition : 1Number of pages : 55
Technical Committee:Digitally recorded media for information interchange and storage
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