What should be the cleaning period or frecuency for LT01, LTo2 and LTO3 tapes on a PV 136T unit?

Posted on 2008-11-10
Last Modified: 2013-12-01

We run daily, weekkly and monthly backuos using imation Ultrium tapes. How often is it recommended to clean the heads for this unit? Is there any specific amount of hours? Thanks
Question by:Hunter24
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    All of the LTO drives that I have seen have cleaning lights on them.  You should only clean them when they ask for it.  Doing that will greatly extend the life of the heads.

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