HPE C7976A LTO-6 Ultrium 2.5TB/6.25TB Back Up Media Tape

£ 34.49  inc. vat

£ 28.74 ex. vat

HPE C7976A LTO-6 Ultrium 2.5TB/6.25TB Back Up Media Tape

QuickFind: 415058 Mfr part code: C7976A
  • The 6th Generation of LTO Tapes
  • Data transfer rate of up to 1.4TB/Hour
  • 108% more capacity than LTO 5
  • Built-in AES 256-bit encryption
  • LTO Ultrium cartridge memory chip

Product Description

HPE C7976A LTO-6 Ultrium 2.5TB/6.25TB Back Up Media Tape

Exhaustively tested, HPE LTO Ultrium cartridges meet all your demands for maximum reliability when restoring data, offering high storage density, ease of management and scalable storage and backup performance.

Covering six generations of capacity:
  • LTO-1 (200 GB)
  • LTO-2 (400 GB)
  • LTO-3 (800 GB)
  • LTO-4 (1.6 TB)
  • LTO-5 (3 TB)
  • LTO-6 (6.25 TB)

With transfer speeds of up to 1.4 TB/hr for LTO-6, there is a platform for every need and budget. From LTO-4 onwards, secure AES-256 encryption provides even higher levels of data security and compliance with the most stringent industry regulations to prevent unauthorized data access. From LTO-5 onwards, LTO Ultrium Linear Tape File System makes using tape as easy, flexible, portable and intuitive as using other removable and sharable media, such as a USB drive.


  • Massive increase in capacity: 108% improvement versus LTO-5 and 290% capacity versus LTO-4.
  • Significant increase in performance - possible to store 1.4 TB/hr using LTO-6.
  • Built-in AES 256-bit encryption (IEEE1619.1) (LTO-4, LTO-5 and LTO-6) - granted FIPS140-2 Level 1 certification.
  • Highest Capacity and Performance of any Comparable Tape Technology
  • A 70% increase in the number of tracks has increase the bit density, allowing more data to be recorded in the same amount of tape: from 1,280 tracks for LTO-5 to 2,176 tracks for 6th generation HPE LTO-6 Ultrium 6.25 TB cartridges.
  • LTO Ultrium cartridge memory chip delivers faster access time and enhanced media monitoring. First time restore ensured with fewer media failures and disrupted backups, regardless of duty cycle or environmental conditions.
  • Superior 'smart grabber' mechanism and mechanical interlock to prevent the leader pin from being pulled inside the tape housing. Sensors detect proper connection and prevent leader loss that would ruin the tape.
  • Simplified tape path to reduce wear and tear and build up of and debris (important in automation)
  • HPE brand qualification test procedures (load/unload, shoeshine, drop testing and environmental stress testing) go far beyond what is required for the LTO Ultrium logo. This ensures maximum reliability for restoring your data.
  • HPE warrants LTO Ultrium cartridges for up to 30 years archival life. This ensures businesses can meet the ever-increasing demands of regulation for data retention and archiving.
  • Data encryption for enhanced data security on HPE LTO-4, LTO-5 and LTO-6 Ultrium. Compliance with FIPS 140-2 level 1 security standards.

Technical Specification

HPE C7976A LTO-6 Ultrium 2.5TB/6.25TB Back Up Media Tape

Compatibility Information

Designed For HPE StoreEver 6250, LTO-6 Ultrium 6650, MSL2024 Ultrium 15000, MSL2024 Ultrium 6250, MSL4048 Ultrium 15000, MSL4048 Ultrium 6250, MSL8096 Ultrium 6250 ¦ HPE StoreEver 1/8 G2 Ultrium 15000, Ultrium 6250


Type LTO Ultrium
Cartridge Labeling Write-on labels
Tape Cartridge Ultrium 6
Media Included Qty 1
Colour Purple


Compressed Capacity 6.25 TB
Tape Length 846 m
Archival Life 30 years
Features Metal Particle (MP)

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited lifetime warranty

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 10 °C
Max Operating Temperature 45 °C
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 80% (non-condensing)
Min Storage Temperature 16 °C
Max Storage Temperature 32 °C

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