DLT and SDLT Quantum Tape Drives: How can I find the Product Serial Number?

Where can I locate the serial number of my internal or external DLT or SDLT Quantum tape drive?

The serial number is located on a Quantum sticker located on the internal tape drive or on the bottom of the Quantum tabletop enclosure. The drive table below shows its following drive serial number prefixes.

 DRIVE TYPE

 SERIAL NUMBER PREFIX

 DLT2000

 CX

 DLT2000XT

CX

 DLT 4000

CX, PM

 DLT 7000

CX, PM

 DLT 8000

CX, PM, RB, PK, DK, TM

 DLT1 (Quantum Branded)

AB

 Benchmark (Branded tape drives and DLT7 Autoloaders)

00

 DLT VS80

PHD

 DLT VS160

PHD

 SDLT 220

CX, PM, RB

 SDLT 320

CX, PM, RB

 SDLT 600

RB

 SDLT 600A

 RB

 DLT S4

 QP or QD

 DLT V4

 MYL or PHL1

1 The serial number PHL5J00159 is a valid DLT-V4 serial number: PHL is the Philippines manufacturing site. 5L is the Year 2005 and the Month November. The remaining digits represent the serial number.

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2013-12-15
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