Sony's SAIT1-500 is a 500GB native capacity (1.3TB compressed) 8mm tape
cartridge with a native transfer rate of 30MB/s. The SAID-1 has an expected
archival life of more than 30 years thanks to AME (Advanced Metal Evaporated)
technology. The cartridge features a 64K MIC (Memory in Cassette) chip which simplifies
media management and accelerates access in library environments.