Sunstar Company, Inc.

800.663.5523

Do you have a need for a replacement IBM 3590 Tape Drive?

It’s Official – IBM No longer Supports 3590 Tape Drives.

Sunstar Company Repairs 3590 Tape Drives (all models)

Look no further, we have refurbished units ready to ship today. These drives ship with warranty, you determine the length.

Call the sales team, Sunstar Company, Inc. (800) 663-5523 for a quote.

Models that we stock:

IBM 3590-E1A

IBM 3590-E11

IBM 3590-H1A

IBM 3590-H11

Available from Sunstar Compnay, Inc.

3590

The IBM Magstar 3590 models B11 and E11 are rack-mounted tape drives with an Automatic Cartridge Facility (ACF). The 10 cartridge ACF allows the drives  to be used as a mini-library with access to up to 1.2TB* of data. The Magstar 3590 B11/ E11 can be converted to a B1A / E1A for use in a fully automated library system

High-performance, high-reliability tape storage with extended media support and attachment support for SCSI and Ultra SCSI systems
  • Attaches to IBM AS/400*, RS/6000*, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, and other SCSI systems; Intel**-based systems running Windows NT**; and Windows 2000; and IBM S/390* systems.
    Offers the choice of an Ultra SCSI interface for a maximum instantaneous data rate of 42 MB/sec or native Fibre Channel attachment for a maximum instantaneous data rate of up to 100 MB/sec.
    Features an uncompressed drive rate of up to 14 MB/sec to dramatically reduce backup and recovery times.
    Provides rapid access to data (5 meters/sec high-speed search)
    Includes a 10-cartridge Automated Cartridge Facility (ACF) that functions as a mini-library with random access to up to 1.2 TB of data (compressed) for the Magstar* 3590 Model B11 and E11
    Uses Magstar* 3590 E model extended length tape cartridges that can contain up to 120 GB of data (3:1 compression)

For additional information, call 800.663.5523. We at Sunstar Company maintain an inventory of these drives, ready to ship with warranty!

Magstar 3590 does not require scheduled preventive maintenance. IBM customer engineers use a built-in subsystem panel to perform service functions.

The Magstar 3590 is available in several configurations for Ultra SCSI and Fibre Channel attachment:

  • The Magstar 3590 Models B11 and E11 are rack-mounted and incorporate a 10-cartridge ACF for high-capacity unattended operation. The Models B11 and E11 can be converted to Models B1A or E1A.

  • The Magstar 3590 Models B1A and E1A have no ACF and are designed to be incorporated into the Magstar 3494 tape library.

  • The Magstar Model C12 frame with one to four Model B1A or E1A Tape Drives provides attachment to the StorageTek 4410 and 9310 ACS.

Available from Sunstar Company

Model Description
FUJITSU M8100 128 TRACK, .5″
IBM MAGSTAR 3590 Model B11A / E11 RACK MOUNTED –  CAN BE CONVERTED TO B1 AND E1
IBM MAGSTAR 3590 Model B11A RACK MOUNTED –  CAN BE CONVERTED TO B1 AND E1
IBM MAGSTAR 3590 Model E11 RACK MOUNTED –  CAN BE CONVERTED TO B1 AND E1
IBM 3590 E1A 40GB ALSO 2:1
JVC (Victor Data Systems) Other Models 3590 9.0MB/S
IBM MAGSTAR 3590 Model B1A / E1A SUPPORTED – MAGSTAR 3494 TAPE LIBRARY
IBM MAGSTAR 3590 Model B1A SUPPORTED – MAGSTAR 3494 TAPE LIBRARY
IBM MAGSTAR 3590 Model E1A SUPPORTED – MAGSTAR 3494 TAPE LIBRARY
IBM 3590 B1A 20GB ALSO 2:1
IBM 3590 H1A 60GB ALSO 3:1

For additional information call 800.663.523 or contact us online