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(C)opyright 1993

ST-12550N SCSI-2 Fast (Barracuda 2)
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SCSI ID = 4 �������� � � � � � � � � � �
SCSI ID = 2 ���������� � � � � � � � � �
SCSI ID = 1 ������������ � � � � � � � �
Reserved (default OFF) ��������� � � � � � � �
Parity Disable ������������������� � � � � � �
Enable Motor Start ����������������� � � � � �
Delay Motor Start (10 sec * ID) ������ � � � �
Write Protect Enable ������������������� � � �
Remote LED Connector ��������������������� � �
[pin-5 cathode (neg), pin-6 anode (pos)] � �
Reserved (default OFF) ��������������������� �
Spindle Synch Cable Connector ����������������
(pin-1 SSREF, pin-2 ground)
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Terminator power from the drive.
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Terminator to the SCSI bus on pin 26.

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Terminator power to the SCSI bus and
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Note: ST-12550ND (differential model) does not come with any
provision to use Termination resistors. Therefore, SCSI bus
needs to be externally terminated.
ST-12550N
UNFORMATTED CAPACITY (MB) ________________2572
FORMATTED CAPACITY (xx SECTORS) (MB) _____2139
AVERAGE SECTORS PER TRACK ________________81 rounded down
ACTUATOR TYPE ____________________________ROTARY VOICE COIL
TRACKS ___________________________________51,433
CYLINDERS ________________________________2,707 user
HEADS ______PHYSICAL______________________19
DISCS (3.5 in) ___________________________10
MEDIA TYPE _______________________________THIN FILM
RECORDING METHOD _________________________ZBR RLL (1,7)
INTERNAL TRANSFER RATE (mbits/sec)________34.3 to 56.5
EXTERNAL TRANSFER RATE (mbyte/sec) _______4 Async
EXTERNAL TRANSFER RATE (mbyte/sec) _______10 Sync
SPINDLE SPEED (RPM) ______________________7,200
AVERAGE LATENCY (mSEC) ___________________4.17
BUFFER ___________________________________1024 KByte
Read Look-Ahead, Adaptive,
Multi-Segmented Cache
INTERFACE ________________________________SCSI-2 FAST
BYTES PER TRACK __________________________50,888 average
SECTORS PER DRIVE ________________________4,177,781
TPI (TRACKS PER INCH) ____________________3,047
BPI (BITS PER INCH) ______________________52,187
AVERAGE ACCESS (ms) (read/write)__________8.0/9.0
Drive level without controller overhead
SINGLE TRACK SEEK (ms) ___________________0.6/0.9
MAX FULL SEEK (ms) _______________________17/19
MTBF (power-on hours) ____________________500,000
POWER REQUIREMENTS: +12V START-UP (amps) _2.18
+12V TYPICAL (amps) __0.83 idle
+5V START-UP (amps) __1.0
+5V TYPICAL (amps) ___0.76 idle
IDLE (watts) _________13
LANDING ZONE (cyl) _______________________AUTO PARK
IBM AT DRIVE TYPE ________________________0 or NONE
Physical:
Height (inches/mm):
Width (inches/mm):
Depth (inches/mm):
Weight
(lbs/kg):

1.63/41.4
4.00/101.6
5.97/151.6
2.3/1.04

Already low-level formatted at the factory with 9 spare sectors
per cylinder and 1 spare cylinder per unit.
ZBR = Zone Bit Recording = Variable sectors per track
Seagate reserves the right to change, without notice, product
offerings or specifications. (08/08/94)