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Imation 3480 Black Watch Data Cartridge

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General Specifications
Manufacturer Imation
Part No 12514
Product Description Imation 3480 Black Watch Tape Cartridge
Product Name 3480 Cartridge
Substrate PET (Polyethylene terephthalate)
Thickness Backcoated 
Substrate 0.92 mils nominal (23.4 microns)
Magnetic coating 0.14 mils nominal (3.6 microns)
Nonmagnetic backcoating 0.04 mils nominal (1.0 microns)
Total 1.10 mils nominal (28 microns)Nonbackcoated
Substrate 0.92 mils nominal (23.4 microns)
Total 1.10 mils nominal (28 microns)
Durability Long Length 2,000+ read-forward passes
Short Length 120,000+ read-forward passes
Magnetic Characteristics Intrinsic Coercivity (Hc) 520 Oersteds (39.8 kA/m) ±30 Oe using VSM with time constant of 0.3 seconds.
Broad Band 30 dB minimum
Signal-To-Noise (average signal power to average integrated broad band [floor] noise power).
Operating Conditions 15°C to 32°C,20% RH to 80% RH;26°C wet bulb maximum
Storage Conditions of recorded tape (4 weeks maximum) 4°C to 32°C,5% RH to 80% RH;27°C wet bulb maximum
Transportation Conditions of Unrecorded Tape (10 days maximum) -23°C to 49°C,5% RH to 80% RH;27°C wet bulb maximum with no condensation
Transportation Conditions of Recorded Tape (10 days maximum) 4°C to 38°C,5% RH to 80% RH;26°C wet bulb maximum with no c
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