Imation to ship Travan NS 20 cartridges
Later this quarter, Imation will begin shipping the Travan NS 20 cartridge, the newest addition to the company`s NS cartridge series. The cartridge incorporates Imation`s new Guiding System, which increases track densities by 150%. The NS cartridge has a capacity of 20GB (compressed) and features Imation`s proprietary Blackwatch backcoating, which protects data from static and wound-in debris. Price: $49.99 per cartridge.
Also, Imation has launched its brand of MLR3 and SLR5 data cartridges, designed for Tandberg Data`s MLR3 and SLR5 tape drives. The 25GB MLR3 cartridge is available for $133. The 4GB SLR5 will be available later this quarter at $49.99.