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4.09 What are all those QICs?




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This item is from the PC Hardware FAQ, by Willie Lim and Ralph Valentino with numerous contributions by others. (v1.25).

4.09 What are all those QICs?

[From: herbst@techunix.technion.ac.il (Herbst OMR)] (Thanks to Karl-Peter Huestegge and Jan Christiaan van Winkel) QIC-11 is not an Industry Standard and there exist some incompatible versions.

 Standard      Capacity      Tracks   Speed  Rec-density Flux-Trans Cartridges
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 QIC-11     15/30MB (300ft)     4/9   90ips
            20/40MB (450ft)     4/9   90ips               6400ftpi  DC300XL
                                                         10000ftpi  DC300XLP
            27/60MB (600ft)     4/9   90ips              10000ftpi  DC600A
 
 QIC-24     45MB (450ft/137m)    9    90ips    8000bpi   10000ftpi
            55MB (555ft/169m)    9    90ips    8000bpi   10000ftpi
            60MB (600ft/183m)    9    90ips    8000bpi   10000ftpi  DC600A
 
 QIC-120   125MB (600ft/183m)    15   72ips   10000bpi   12500ftpi  DC600A
 
 QIC-150   155MB (600ft/183m)    18   72ips   10000bpi   12500ftpi  DC600XTD
                                                                    DC6150
 QIC-150   250MB (1000ft/305m)   18   72ips   10000bpi   12500ftpi
 
 QIC-320   320MB (600ft/183m)    26   72ips   16000bpi   20000ftpi  DC6320
 
 QIC-525   525MB (1000ft/305m)   26   72ips   16000bpi   20000ftpi  DC6525
 
* QIC-1000  1000MB (760ft)
 
* QIC-2GB
 
* QIC-10GB

 

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