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ZIP 250MB Internal Drive - Overview

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At a glance

  • You can now store up to 250 MB of data on a removable zip data cartridge with the ZIP 250 MB Internal drive. It can be used in combination with, or in place of, 1.44 MB diskette drives currently installed in commercial desktop computer systems.
  • The Zip 250 MB Internal Drive features:
    • Industry-standard hardware for easy installation in both 5.25-inch and 3.5-inch bays
    • Storage capacity for the equivalent of over 173 1.44 MB diskettes on one Zip 250 media cartridge
    • Internal installation with connection to the IDE interface using either existing IDE cabling or the included 2-drop IDE cable
    • Fast ATAPI Zip technology enabling maximum sustained data transfer rate speeds of 2.4 MB per second
    • Read/write capability for both Zip 100 and Zip 250 MB media
    • Zip tools with valuable format, backup, copy, and organizing utilities
    • Backup, transport, consolidation, organization, and off-loading of valuable data from network or system hard disk drive
    • Power-down sleep mode to reduce unnecessary electrical power drain
  • The Zip 250 MB Internal Drive can also be configured to function as the drive A: diskette drive for the system, enabling system boot-up from the drive.
Warranty

1 year Limited customer carry-in exchange

Packaging

One box containing:
  • ZIP 250 Internal IDE drive
  • IDE Cable (2-drop)
  • Black Picture Frame Bezel
  • White Picture Frame Bezel
  • 3.5" to 5.25" Conversion Tray with screws
  • User's Guide CD
  • Warranty and Safety Publication

Product Marketing and FRU Part Number(s)

World Wide

  • Description: ZIP 250MB Internal Drive
  • Marketing part number: 00N8078
  • FRU part number: 36L8803 or 33P3319
Associated Part(s)

World Wide
  • Description: IDE Cable
  • FRU part number: 01K1548

World Wide

  • Description: Conversion Tray including two bezels (black and white) and a screw pack
  • Marketing part number: 32P4743

Product Dates

World Wide

  • Announce Date: 10/26/1999
  • Planned Availability Date: 12/03/1999
  • Effective withdrawal date: 05 Jul 2005

Technical Specifications
Performance Specifications as known at time of announcement

Data Transfer Rate

  • Sustained: up to 2.4 MB/sec
  • Burst: Up to 11.11 MB/sec

Seek Time

  • Minimum: 4 ms
  • Average: 29 ms
  • Maximum: 56 ms

Latency

  • Average rotational delay: 10.2 msec
  • Spindle speed: 2941 rpm

Non-recoverable Errors : <10-in 10 X 13 bits

MTBF : 100 K hours (Predicted MTBF based on Bell Corg Analysis Data)

Service Life : 5 Years

Drive Insertion/Removal Cycles : 10 K minimum

Cartridge Insertion/Removal Cycles : 2 K minimum

Power Requirements

  • 5 V DC +/- 5% (Under peak current load, the voltage at the drive must not drop below 4.75 volts)

    -- Maximum Continuous: 800 mA rms
    -- Peak: 1.8 A
    -- Sleep: 0.07 A

  • +5 V DC Maximum Ripple, 1 Hz to 20 MHz: 100 mV P-P
  • Power Dissipation:

    -- Active Maximum Continuous: 4.0 W
    -- Standby: 0.5 W
    -- Sleep: 0.35 W

    Depth

  • 6.44 +/- 0.0394 inches
  • 163.6 +/- 1 mm

Operating Temperature

  • between 10 degrees Celcius and 51 degrees Celcius with cartridge inserted
  • between 50 degrees Farenheit and 124 degrees Farenheit with cartridge inserted

Relative Humidity

  • Operating: between 20% and 80%

Agency Approvals

  • UL/cUL
  • TUV
  • CSA
  • CE Mark
  • C-Tick

ENERGY STAR-Compliant

Yes. The ENERGY STAR emblem does not represent EPA endorsement of any product or service.

Hardware Requirements

The Zip 250 MB Internal Drive is supported on the following systems:

System NameMachine TypeModel
Aptiva2158, 2163, 2164, 2165, 2170, 2171, 2172, 2173, 2174, 2187, 2188, 2198, 2199, 2193, 2194, 2196, 2197, 2274, 2284, 2178All
IntelliStation E Pro6204, 6214All
PC 3006344, 6345All
PC 300GL6265, 6267, 6268, 6275, 6277, 6278, 6285, 6287, 6288, 6561, 6563, 6564, 6574, 6591, 6338, 6593, 6263All
PC 300PL6562, 6565, 6584, 6592, 6594, 6862, 6892, 6566, 6595, 6872All
NetVista A206269, 6270All
NetVista A20i2193, 2194, 2275, 6276, 6279All
NetVista A216336, 6337, 6339, 6341, 6342All
NetVista A21i2256, 2257All
NetVista A22p6343, 6349, 6350, 6823, 6825, 2292All
NetVista A40i2251, 2271All
NetVista A40/p6058, 6578, 6579, 6648, 6649, 6830, 6831, 6840, 6841, 6059, 6568, 6569All
NetVista A606833, 6838All
NetVista A60i6832, 6848All
NetVista M416790, 6791, 6792, 6793, 6794, 6795All

Software Requirements

  • OS/2 V4.0
  • Microsoft Windows 3.1, 95, 98 or NT 4.0
  • MS-DOS 5.0 or later

Compatibility

Some configurations may not be compatible.

Limitations

Operation as a bootable drive A: is possible only when the following conditions exist:

  • Host must be operating under Windows 95 OSR2, or later
  • Host must be operating under Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 3, or later (Microsoft Hot Fix, Art. Q154094 must be applied for operation with Service Pack 3)

Additionally, the host BIOS must include specific drive A: support for the Zip drive.

Other

A software CD will no longer be provided.



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