tape streamer


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tape streamer

n
(Computer Science) computing an electromechanical device that enables data to be copied byte by byte from a hard disk onto magnetic tape for security or storage
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tape streamer

n (Comput) → Streamer m
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The standard two-disk hot-swappable enclosure holds 5.6 hours of six-MHz data and features an optional built-in AIT-3 tape streamer that can be used to back-up almost two hours on a single eight mm cassette.
An optional built-in AIT-3 tape streamer can be used to back-up nearly two hours of 6-MHz data on a single 8mm cassette.