A high-capacity data storage system for storing, retrieving, reading, and writing multiple magnetic tape cartridges. It contains storage racks for holding the cartridges and a robotic mechanism for moving the cartridge to the drive or drives.
A peripheral device that contains a mechanism for the automated mounting and dismounting of media in tape or optical disk drives. A robot may also be called a robotic library, media changer, automated library, jukebox, or tape stacker.
A collection of tapes controlled and managed through firmware.