SCSI U160 Tape Drive on a HP Server w/ PCIe2? Assistance on What Parts I Need?

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Hello,
We just purchased a new HP Proliant ML350 G6 server. http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/us/en/en/WF06a/15351-15351-241434-241646-241477-3884315.html

I also have a nearly-new LTO Tape Drive available which connects via U160 SCSI / LVD DB-68.
Can you assist me on exactly what I would need to get these to work well together?

I believe all I'll need:
- PCI-e SCSI HBA (but which would be best? As well as what cabling/adapters?)
- Internal db-68 terminated SCSI cable

Thanks for your time!
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Commented:
You can buy Adaptec 19160 or 29160 card. Both will came with terminated internal cables.
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From http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/13241_div/13241_div.html

412911-B21 HP Single Channel Ultra320 PCI-E SC11Xe Host Bus Adapter

From http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/12566_div/12566_div.html
166389-B21 LVD cable (U320)

Of course you can buy an Adaptec as medvedd says but it's not a supported option so any problems you would have to talk to both HP and Adaptec.

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Thank you! The order is in, and I'm now sure that the issues will be minimal! Thanks again!

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